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Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's Fintech company Block only recently acquired its new name after being known as "Square" for over a decade. Though the name change attracted a bit of confusion due to how sudden it was, the company is planning to stick to its guns and continue operating its subsidiaries (including Cash App and Zesty) as normal.

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Tax prep firm H&R Block sues Jack Dorsey's Block for trademark infringement

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Block, formerly Square, says public won't confuse name with H&R Block​


(Reuters) - Block Inc, the financial-services company formerly known as Square, has asked a Missouri federal court to throw out a trademark infringement lawsuit brought by tax-preparation giant H&R Block, arguing its new name won't confuse potential customers.

Block said in a Friday court filing that it doesn't offer any customer-facing products under the Block name, and that a reasonable consumer couldn't confuse its competing tax-preparation product, Cash App Taxes, with H&R Block's services.

Block, formerly Square, says public won't confuse name with H&R Block
 
I had this article on the old namepros and needed it here for reference
 

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