Yuga Founder Responds to BAKC Logo Concerns

Yuga Founder Responds to BAKC Logo Concerns
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Yuga Labs founder Greg Solano (@CryptoGarga) took to Twitter late yesterday evening to address similarities between the Bored Ape Kennel Club (BAKC) logo and a similar design created by Easy Drawing Guides in April of 2021.

❗Why It Matters

Twitter user @Jdotcolombo had pointed out the similarities between the two logos early yesterday morning, prompting Easy Drawing Guides to note that Yuga Labs does not have permission to use their design.

🔍 The Deets

  • Easy Drawing Guides claims intellectual property rights for the image, stating it's their "original drawing," and protected by their terms and conditions.
  • Upon becoming aware of the situation, Solano stated it was "news to us," and that Yuga Labs is investigating the situation.
  • Yuga Labs used a freelancer for the BAKC logo, according to Solano's tweets.

🔜 What's Next?

  • Solano committed to changing the BAKC logo "soon."

🎤 Community Feedback


Your company, not some 'freelancer' is responsible. The hundreds of millions you made off this project actually belong to @EasyDrawingGuidesCrypto Bitlord


No biggie, handle it and move on. Wouldn't be the first time a freelancer took the copy pasta path to deliver on a contract. Maybe add a QA layer to all current/new IP to prevent this.0x-hodl.eth

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