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CD Projekt defends its Cyberpunk trademark filing

The Witcher and Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt has attempted to quell the criticism it has faced over a recent trademark filing. The studio came in for some heat recently when it was discovered that it had filed a trademark for ‘cyberpunk’. People were not happy for fear that the …

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Eternal Darkness in line for digital Switch release?

Could 2002’s GameCube horror game Eternal Darkness be resurrected for a Nintendo Switch release? Judging by Nintendo of America’s recent extension of the Eternal Darkness trademark, it’s possible we might finally see it resurface on Nintendo’s upcoming console. According to NicheGamer, Nintendo filed the trademark extension on December 20th with …

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No Man’s Sky keeps its name after legal tussle with Sky TV

Upcoming space sim No man’s Sky has avoided the need to change its name. Hello Games boss Sean Murray has revealed that the studio has settled a three-year legal dispute with BskyB, which felt it had ownership of the term ‘Sky’. Indeed, so protective is it of the word the …

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EA and Ubisoft clash over ‘Ghost’ trademark

Ubisoft is opposing rival publisher EA’s attempts to trademark ‘Ghost’. The firm claims that the trademark will ‘cause confusion’ with its Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon franchise, which has a new entry – Wildlands (pictured) – launching this year. The document indicates that EA attempted to register a Ghost trademark on …

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Sony is trying to trademark the term ‘Let’s Play’

PlayStation platform holder Sony has risked aggravating the sizable YouTube community by applying to trademark one of its most popular terms. ‘Let’s Play’ is a term widely used by many makers for gameplay videos. However, Sony in October filed a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office …

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