Latter day saint dating service
The home page for "Mormon Match," which enticed 1,000 singles from more than 25 countries to sign-up within its first 48 hours, includes a backdrop featuring the temple and a verse from 3 Nephi 14:7, a passage found in the Book of Mormon.Robert Schick, of Intellectual Reserve Inc., who represents the Mormon church's trademarks, argued that the dating site has no official connection with the LDS and consequently, no claim to use its language or images."We believe we are well within our rights to protect both the use of the name of the church and the image of the Salt Lake temple and to make clear that the plaintiff's business has no connection whatsoever to the church," Schick told The Houston Chronicle.Also includes the Soulmate Calculator which uses the latest statistics from the US Census.
Calculator A free dating service using Google to find LDS Singles.
I don't want to do any harm to the church."Nevertheless, since the LDS' first notice, Mormon Match has filed a lawsuit against the church, for the "clandestine" strategies with which Eller says it employed in its attempt to take down of his site.
The online dating service first ran into problems when Eller tried to trademark the site's logo, according to his New York attorney Sid Rao.
Since its start over 500,000 profiles have been created and well over a thousand couples have found their match.
Latter-day Saint dating site, LDS Mingle, was started as a free LDS dating service back in 2001 and later merged with LDS Singles Connection to create one of the largest online LDS singles sites.