Muzmatch CEO Avoids Contempt For Breaking Court Embargo

By Ronan Barnard (May 5, 2022, 5:43 PM BST) -- The founder of a dating app for Muslims has escaped contempt of court proceedings for sending out an embargoed press release revealing the outcome of its trademark battle with Match before it was public.

Muzmatch Ltd. and its chief executive, Shahzad Younas, breached a court's legal embargo when he sent the press release to journalists before it was formally published, the High Court found on Wednesday.

The High Court had concluded on April 20 that Younas' business infringed Match Group LLC's trademarks because users of Muzmatch may have mistakenly believed the service was provided by the Tinder parent. This gave Muzmatch...

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