Entries in 'trademark' (27)

King's Candy trademark filing "makes complete sense"

King's Candy trademark filing "makes complete sense"

The decision to trademark the Candy name is a perfectly logical one, a UK lawyer has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2014 at 3:33PM in News
Sega loses right to Shenmue trademark - report

Sega loses right to Shenmue trademark - report

The Shenmue trademark looks like it may no longer be the property of Sega.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2014 at 1:42PM in News
IGDA speaks out against King's trademark filings

IGDA speaks out against King's trademark filings

The International Game Developers Association has released a statement chiding Candy Crush Saga developer King's recent trademark attacks against other developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 19th 2014 at 5:30AM in News
King: We should never have published Pac-Avoid

King: We should never have published Pac-Avoid

Riccardo Zacconi, the CEO of King, has admitted that his company should never have released Pac-Avoid.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 11:54AM in News

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Stoic calls for King to lift 'saga' trademark dispute

Stoic calls for King to lift 'saga' trademark dispute

If King’s intentions are as innocent as the company claim it should withdraw its trademarks dispute with Stoic, the indie dev has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 9:45AM in News
King says Saga dispute is about protecting future properties

King says Saga dispute is about protecting future properties

Candy Crush Saga maker King has tried to calm the furore surrounding its Saga trademarks dispute.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2014 at 2:26PM in News
Now King targets The Banner Saga with trademark claim

Now King targets The Banner Saga with trademark claim

Candy Crush Saga maker King is now targeting the maker of a recently released indie strategy game on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2014 at 9:53AM in News
King reaches out to defend 'Candy' trademark drive

King reaches out to defend 'Candy' trademark drive

Candy Crush Saga make King is reaching out to the press to clarify its attempt to trademark the word ‘candy’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 2:32PM in News

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Star Wars 1313 trademark abandoned by Disney

Star Wars 1313 trademark abandoned by Disney

Disney has opted against renewing the Star Wars 1313 trademark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
New trademark filing points to possible Bully 2 release

New trademark filing points to possible Bully 2 release

Rockstar’s much-loved Bully franchise seems one step closer to a sequel today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2013 at 12:26PM in News
Trademark points to digital Eternal Darkness release

Trademark points to digital Eternal Darkness release

A new trademark filed by Nintendo seems to suggest that a digital release for GameCube cult classic Eternal Darkness.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2013 at 2:36PM in News
Rockstar renews Agent trademark

Rockstar renews Agent trademark

Agent, an elusive supposed PS3 exclusive that has been long forgotten by many could still feature in Rockstar’s plans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 12:42PM in News

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Deus Ex: Human Defiance trademarked by Square Enix

Deus Ex: Human Defiance trademarked by Square Enix

A new Deux Ex game as a next-gen launch title? That’ll do nicely, thanks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2013 at 12:59PM in News
Patent Office rejects Microsoft's Killer Instinct trademark application

Patent Office rejects Microsoft's Killer Instinct trademark application

Microsoft has failed in a bid to renew the trademark for Killer Instinct.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2012 at 2:51PM in News
'Memory' trademark dispute leaves iOS devs in name dilemma

'Memory' trademark dispute leaves iOS devs in name dilemma

A request from German company Ravensburger could lead to the renaming of dozens of apps on the Apple App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2012 at 2:55PM in News
British band's Rocksmith trademark dispute unresolved

British band's Rocksmith trademark dispute unresolved

Ubisoft's take on the Guitar Hero formula has suffered a further delay to its European release.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 21st 2012 at 10:29AM in News

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Dead Island 2 hinted at by trademark filing

Dead Island 2 hinted at by trademark filing

It looks as if work is already underway on one of 2011’s surprise hits.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2011 at 10:08AM in News
First-party Wii U games trademarked

First-party Wii U games trademarked

Nintendo has registered trademarks for a range of Wii U video games and peripherals, continuing some of the original Wii's biggest brands.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 21st 2011 at 5:08PM in News
Trenched blocked by board game trademark

Trenched blocked by board game trademark

Upcoming XBLA title Trenched has been blocked from release due to a trademark dispute with a board game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 1st 2011 at 12:09PM in News
DOTA sees Valve and Blizzard clash

DOTA sees Valve and Blizzard clash

Blizzard Entertainment, Activision’s global-leading money-generator of World Of Warcraft fame, has publicly criticised Valve for its bid to trademark the DOTA name in its upcoming title, DOTA 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2010 at 11:50AM in News
Langdell must announce ‘edge’ defeat

Langdell must announce ‘edge’ defeat

Tim Langdell has until Friday October 15th to inform all licencees of his ‘edge’ trademark that he no longer has legal ownership of the name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2010 at 9:04AM in News
EA slams Langdell

EA slams Langdell

Publisher Electronic Arts alleges that Tim Langdell “intended to deceive” the United States Patent and Trademark Office with his treatment of the Edge trademark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2010 at 1:28PM in News
Apple in iPad legal dispute

Apple in iPad legal dispute

Apple has bought the iPad trademark from Fujitsu for an undisclosed fee following months of debate as to which company owned the name.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 15th 2010 at 3:43PM in News
Langdell hits back in EA Edge fight

Langdell hits back in EA Edge fight

Earlier MCV reported that Tim Langdell’s confrontational use of the Edge trademark may be coming to an end – but now the man himself says this is not so.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2010 at 4:13PM in News
Langdell Edged out in trademark dispute

Langdell Edged out in trademark dispute

Tim Langdell’s confrontational use of the Edge trademark may be coming to an end, marking the end of one of the most popular legal tirades the games industry has ever ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2010 at 10:22AM in News