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Gearbox Software filed a lawsuit against 3D Realms (3DR) and Interceptor Entertainment, accusing the studios of unauthorized use of the Duke Nukem property and alleging violation of trademarks held by Gearbox. The lawsuit points to 3D Realms' recent reveal of Duke Nukem: Mass Destruction, which fea...

February 23rd 2014 at 1:03am 0 Comments
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Several reports are coming in this morning of some legal trouble plaguing The Secret World and Age of Conan developer Funcom. According to several Norwegian news outlets, Norway's economic crime unit paid a visit to the Oslo studio to retrieve "packed boxes of seized documents" thought to be finan...

January 29th 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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King has pulled Pac-Avoid, the game indie developer Stolen Goose recently accused the Candy Crush Saga developer of cloning. Stolen Goose alleged that Epic Shadow-developed Pac-Avoid was a direct clone of its own 2009 game, Scamperghost, which the developer pitched to King before backing out of the...

January 27th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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If you glanced at the Polaroid iM1836 and thought "You know, that looks a bit like Nikon's J1," you're not alone. Nikon, you see, is suing Polaroid's owner Sakar, claiming that the Android-running ILC infringes upon Nikon's trade dress and design language for its own range of mirrorless shooters....

October 15th 2013 at 3:31am 0 Comments
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Late last year, Treehouse Avatar Technologies filed a still-pending lawsuit against Turbine for copyright infringement claims surrounding the use of "character-enabled" and "character-attribute data linked with one or more character data." Well, they're back and claiming patent infringement on thr...

July 15th 2013 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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While many can tell the difference between Sky TV services and Microsoft's SkyDrive cloud storage, that's not necessarily true for everyone. A British court certainly thinks there's room for confusion: it has ruled that SkyDrive infringes BSkyB's trademarks on the Sky name in both the UK and the E...

June 30th 2013 at 12:34pm 0 Comments
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Browser-based Project Tank from Gamebox is under fire this week from the makers of World of Tanks for alleged copyright infringement. Beginning with a report to Facebook regarding the Project Tank FB page (which is where the game is playable), Wargaming is also looking to shut down the game itse...

April 12th 2013 at 8:30am 0 Comments