WeWork files censure opposite UrWork for heading infringement, astray competition


WeWork, a behemoth co-work association valued during $20 billion, has filed a censure with New York’s Southern District Court, alleging that China-based UrWork is guilty of heading infringement.

The evidence is that UrWork is a name that is distant too identical to WeWork given that both companies work in a co-working industry.

UrWork is reported have a gratefulness over $1 billion, carrying lifted scarcely $165 million from investors like Sequoia, ZhenFund, and Aikang Group.

The association says it has some-more than 100 spaces overall, with one in Singapore and a rest in China. WeWork, on a other hand, has usually 6 locations in China.

Moreover, UrWork recently announced a partnership with Serendipity Labs (another co-working space) to open a co-branded plcae in Manhattan’s Financial District. The association also has skeleton to open a Los Angeles plcae and a San Francisco plcae in a nearby future, according to a complaint.

Alongside heading infringement, WeWork is also including fake nomination of start and astray foe to a complaint, that we can check out in full below.

A WeWork orator had this to say:

WeWork has invested estimable time and income building a higher code to safeguard that a code name is singly compared with WeWork and a offerings. UrWork has no earthy participation and no code equity in a United States, so there is no reason for them to enter a home marketplace with such a confusingly identical name.

WeWork has a choice to move identical movement opposite UrWork in a UK and a European Union in a future.

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