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Mojang hit with cease-and-desist order from minigolf mogul Putt-Putt

Minecraft creator Mojang has been accused of trademark infringement by miniature golf franchise operator Putt-Putt over the use of the Putt-Putt name in user-created Minecraft worlds. Game creator Markus Persson disclosed the details of the accusation, dismissing Putt-Putt's claim as the company...

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Law of the Game on Joystiq: Trademark infringement

Each week Mark Methenitis contributes Law of the Game on Joystiq, a column on legal issues as they relate to video games: There's been a lot of talk about copyright piracy lately, largely from a few high profile convictions. What we've been short on lately is some high profile trademark...

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Law of the Game on Joystiq: Trademark infringement? Not like-wii

Each week Mark Methenitis contributes Law of the Game on Joystiq, a column on legal issues as they relate to video games: GamePolitics recently posted a piece on Forbis, the makers of the weemote, and an issue that is all too familiar in Trademark law: trademark infringement. To summarize the...

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Law of the Game on Joystiq: Time for Trademarks

Each week Mark Methenitis contributes Law of the Game on Joystiq, a column on legal issues as they relate to video games: A few weeks ago, I received an e-mail request to cover the basics of trademark as it applies to the gaming world. Given that E3 is next week, we're all likely to see many new...

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