“Candy Crush” Developers Withdraw Trademark Application for “Candy”

*UPDATE* In a surprising about-face, King.com Limited has announced that it is no longer proceeding with its attempt to register the trademark for CANDY with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. As detailed below, the makers of the popular Facebook and app, “Candy Crush”, faced heavy and harsh criticism over its intellectual property enforcement

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Game Developers’ Organization Calls “Candy Crush’s” Trademark Enforcement “Predatory”

*UPDATE* As predicted below in our original posting, backlash has begun against King.com Limited’s rigorous efforts to protect its intellectual property including an attempt to register the trademark for the term “candy” and over its registration of the word “saga”.  This is not good news as an influential game developers’ organization has called out the

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Disney Moves to Dismiss the “Conspiring” Stan Lee Media from Dispute over Spider-Man

In an ongoing story that we have been covering, Disney has moved to dismiss Stan Lee Media from what they call a “straightforward” copyright and trademark infringement case and accused Stan Lee Media, Inc. of “conspiring” with a local theatre company to re-litigate the matter of ownership to Spider-Man and other Marvel characters. You can

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