UK court grants appeal from Craig Wright in Bitcoin rights lawsuit © Ink Drop

A British court granted an appeal on July 20 that gave Craig Wright the right to argue in litigation that the file format is well-defined enough to qualify for copyright protection.

Wright, who since 2016 has claimed to be the inventor of Bitcoin (BTC), launched a lawsuit against 13 Bitcoin Core developers and a group of companies, including Blockstream, Coinbase (NASDAQ:) and Block, alleging violation of his copyright to the Bitcoin white paper, its file format and database rights to the Bitcoin blockchain.

England and Wales Court of Appeal’s decision on July 20. Source: BAILII

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