Jack in the Box suing crypto exchange FTX, says it ‘brazenly’ copied its Jack mascot

Jack in the Box suing crypto exchange FTX, says it ‘brazenly’ copied its Jack mascot


Jack in the Box is suing a crypto exchange it says copied its longtime mascot. Left is Moon Man, right is Jack.

Restaurant chain Jack in the Box says it is suing cryptocurrency exchange FTX because it “brazenly and illegally copied or derived its ‘Moon Man’ mascot” from its established Jack mascot, and is doing damage to the Jack in the Box brand.

In a lawsuit filed in federal court in the Northern District of California this week, Jack in the Box claims that FTX’s Moon Man character, aka Lou Nar, “has a spherical white head also affixed to a talking human actor, with blue-dotted eyes, a nose, and a smile,” which is “strikingly similar to Jack. Both change their facial expressions and clothing throughout ads and appearances,” the suit maintains. Moon Man, however, is a “far inferior version” of Jack, the restaurant chain argues, and is …

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