Growthpond had despatched a authorized discover to Khatabook for plagiarism of its Dukaan app and violating registered logos again in August
In response, Khatabook launched a counter-attack on Growthpond accusing the corporate of stealing mental property and proprietary information
We predict that storefront apps are a really related resolution for small companies in India to proceed doing enterprise on the planet with pandemic actuality, the businesses stated in a press assertion
After two months of controversies and blame recreation, Khatabook-Growthpond (MyDukaan.io) has lastly ended with each the businesses mutually settling their authorized dispute in regards to the Dukaan app. Khatabook will purchase nominal fairness in Growthpond’s Dukaan as part of the settlement course of whereas Growthpond will now be allowed to listing its Dukaan app on the playstore.
Khatabook and Growthpond, in a joint assertion, stated, “We think that storefront apps are a very relevant solution for small businesses in India to continue doing business in the world with pandemic reality. With this matter now firmly behind us, Khatabook will focus on driving the adoption of the shopfront app, MyStore, by Khatabook. Growthpond will get Dukaan re-listed and focus on the app’s continued progress.”
Again in August, Growthpond Know-how or MyDukaan.io had despatched a authorized discover to Sequoia-backed Khatabook’s dad or mum firm Kyte Applied sciences for plagiarising its complete platform and trademark violation for its app ‘Dukaan by Khatabook’. The logos, description and functionalities of the apps are bordering on being an identical.
Each the apps enabled digital storefronts for small retailers by means of an app. Growthpond referred to as in Dukaan, whereas Khatabook referred to as is ‘Dukaan by Khatabook’. In our earlier report, Khatabook’s $300 Mn SMB Empire In Plagiarism & Trademark Violation Hassle?, we highlighted that even the color palette of the UI and the structure of the 2 apps had an uncanny resemblance.