A Mormon on the web service that is dating to introduce later on this current year has gotten notice through the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ solicitors asserting that the church solely has “Mormon” and pictures for the Salt Lake City temple.
Lawyers representing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are arguing that Mormon Match cannot lawfully make use of the term “Mormon” or show images associated with church’s temple on its paraphernalia.
The house web page for “Mormon Match,” which enticed 1,000 singles from significantly more than 25 countries to sign-up within its very very first 48 hours, includes a backdrop featuring the temple and a verse from 3 Nephi 14:7, a passage based in the written Book of Mormon.
Robert Schick, of Intellectual Reserve Inc., who represents the Mormon church’s trademarks, argued that the dating website has no formal reference to the LDS and therefore, no claim to utilize its language or pictures.
“We believe we have been well inside our liberties to guard both making use of the title for the church therefore the image for the Salt Lake temple also to explain that the plaintiff’s company doesn’t have connection whatsoever to your church,” Schick told The Houston Chronicle.