The American dating powerhouse behind Tinder, Hinge and OkCupid is set for a court battle with a British dating app for Muslims this month after accusing it of copying its apps and services.
Match Group, which claims to have “pioneered the concept of online dating” more than 20 years ago, has accused Muzmatch of trademark infringement.
The American group is best known for Tinder, whose users swipe right or left to show their interest or lack of it in a potential suitor.
Muzmatch was founded a decade ago by Shahzad Younas, 37, a former Morgan Stanley banker who wanted to create an app for single Muslims to meet online. It started as an online matchmaking site, was launched as an app in 2015 and