Candy Crush Developers Sue The World
Originally Posted by Forbes
King.com Limited registered claim with the US trademark office almost a year ago, to the word ‘candy’ as it pertains to video games (and clothing!) Well, last Wednesday, January 15, King’s filing was approved and today there are reports that developers are receiving emails from Apple if their games contain the word “candy” in the title.
Originally Posted by BGR
...the developer behind the game All Candy Casino Slots, tells GameZebo that he and other developers with candy-related games have been targeted by King, a development that has left them “frustrated” because their games aren’t at all comparable to Candy Crush Saga... King can’t go after candy companies because candy companies don’t use the term CANDY as a trademark — they use it to identify their product.
Also, here's a bit where King.com (aka Candy Crush Saga developer) is suing a new desktop tactical role playing game called The Banner Saga over the use of the term "Saga" common to both games (and many other King.com products like Papa Pear Saga, etc).
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Last edited by undeadcow; 01-22-2014 at 12:37 AM.