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3D Realms responds to Gearbox, claims it owns Duke Nukem trademark

3D Realms isn't backing down from its most recent legal dispute with Gearbox, after the studio asserted it has the rights to develop its Duke Nukem game, and more than that, it has the sole rights to the Duke Nukem trademark. Following 3D Realms' tease of Duke Nukem: Mass Destruction, Gearbox...

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Microsoft obtains XboxOne.com, XboxOne.net domains

Microsoft has succeeded in securing the XboxOne.com and XboxOne.net domains from a UK resident. The company filed a complaint earlier this year, saying that the previous registrant had no right to the Xbox One trademark and that the domains were registered in bad faith. The domains were transferred...

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Nintendo loses appeal in wiiu.com dispute

Nintendo of America has lost an appeal in a domain dispute it filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization over the ownership of the wiiu.com domain name. Nintendo secured a series of Wii U-related domain names in 2011 – including wii-u.com and wii-u.net – but an unnamed...

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Electronic Arts sues EA (a fitness company) in logo dispute

The logo pictured, for Energy Armor, probably reminds you of the Electronic Arts logo. And according to Electronic Arts, it's a logo "likely to cause confusion, or to cause mistake, or to deceive consumers as to an affiliation, connection, or association between Energy Armor and Electronic Arts."...

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THQ triumphant in WWE / JAKKS Pacific dispute

You may not know this, but THQ and JAKKS Pacific have been locked in a vicious courtroom tussle over payment for work on some of THQ's WWE titles. See, THQ and JAKKS had a deal wherein THQ was to pay JAKKS 10% of money accrued from the sale of the JAKKS-developed WWE games; however, the two ALL...

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