Dogecoin copycats? Trademark fight erupts over joke crypto worth billions
September 15, 2021 at 01:33 AM EDT
Dogecoin is a digital currency made famous for its satire of the cryptocurrency universe. Originally designed as a joke in a handful of hours, dogecoin pays homage to a 2013 viral internet meme of a Shiba Inu dog with bad spelling habits (thus doge instead of dog).