Copycat

05.05.14
RIFT concept art contest tainted by copycat design [Updated with Trion's investigation]
05.05.14

RIFT concept art contest tainted by copycat design [Updated with Trion's investigation]

The winners of RIFT's Concept Weapons and Cloaks contest were announced this weekend with prizes go...

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10.16.13
Samsung unveils plans for new campus shaped like a figure 8, insists it liked open interior gardens before Apple
10.16.13

Samsung unveils plans for new campus shaped like a figure 8, insists it liked open interior gardens before Apple

Just days after Apple's plans for a massive new campus scored the approval of the Cupertino City C...

By Mike Wehner,   10.16.13
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07.24.12
Randy Pitchford can't believe you haven't copied Borderlands yet, game industry
07.24.12

Randy Pitchford can't believe you haven't copied Borderlands yet, game industry

We can't tell if this is a sign of the times or an indicator of Randy Pitchford's own psyche as it...

By J. Conditt,   07.24.12
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02.06.12
Apple removes dozens of clone games from App Store
02.06.12

Apple removes dozens of clone games from App Store

Apple has removed 59 copycat games from its App Store, including Temple Run lookalike Temple Jump, W...

By J. Mallory,   02.06.12
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02.06.12
Apple removes one iOS developer's copycat games
02.06.12

Apple removes one iOS developer's copycat games

Image: Shutterstock A few days ago, I caught a tweet from Paul Haddad (of Tapbots), showing a scre...

By V. Agreda Jr,   02.06.12
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01.30.12
Another indie dev points to Zynga similarity with cheeky chart
01.30.12

Another indie dev points to Zynga similarity with cheeky chart

It seems nonsensical to propose that a bingo-based game could be copied, but in the case of Buffalo...

By B. Gilbert,   01.30.12
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01.21.11
One out of every five cellphones sold is a KIRF, says Nokia
01.21.11

One out of every five cellphones sold is a KIRF, says Nokia

When your core business is as wrapped up in emerging markets as Nokia's is, then you'd better know...

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03.18.10
Microsoft takes a note from Palm in new Windows Phone 7 Series ad
03.18.10

Microsoft takes a note from Palm in new Windows Phone 7 Series ad

We've held no punches in sharing our thoughts on Palm's recent ad campaigns, but the one spot that...

By D. Murph,   03.18.10
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10.10.09
LGJ: 3D Dot Game Infringement
10.10.09

LGJ: 3D Dot Game Infringement

Each week Mark Methenitis contributes Law of the Game on Joystiq ("LGJ"), a column on legal issues a...

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