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The Saga of Crushing Candy comic
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Vader [STAFF] Jan 25 2014, 07:52 am EST
You're gonna want to read this - http://www.actiontrip.com/news/developer-clai​ms-candy-crush-dev-stole-their-game-idea/0124​14_3
kreep69 Jan 25 2014, 09:45 am EST
Heheheh .. "nearly uninterrupted".
Doomsday. Jan 25 2014, 10:52 am EST
Heheheheheee! :D
webber Jan 25 2014, 11:48 am EST
One wonders how much the station WBC paid to use the word saga on their monitor...
optimus slime Jan 25 2014, 11:51 am EST
Nice one.
barasawa Jan 25 2014, 03:54 pm EST
ianal, however, I've seen some talk about trademarks and their laws by actual lawyers, and common words by themselves can not be legally trademarked. For instance, Microsoft does NOT have a trademark on "Windows", it has a trademark on "Microsoft Windows". Of course, MS has enough lawyers, it's hard for most people to fight them.
No different for this situation. Sure they could trademark "Candy Crush Saga", but not "Saga", and not "Candy". So if some idiot screwed up and gave them a trademark on those individual words, it's bogus and can be fought. Of course, you'd have to endure the legal process, but it can be done.

Take everything I said in here with a grain of salt, because like I said, ianal, and this info is second or third hand.
Vodoo Jan 25 2014, 11:51 pm EST
actually their copyright request for any game with the word candy has been approved.

The makers of the popular game Candy Crush Saga have trademarked the word "candy." (January 21, 2014) - chicagotribune.com
  webber: I was under the impression that the trademark was for…
Vodoo: actually, i think it's for the US for now. i don't ha…
Terminator Jan 26 2014, 05:24 pm EST
^ I can't believe that trademark was approved. How can anyone trademark a common word like candy? This is getting ridiculous!
  Vodoo: it was approved but it is limited to video games. …
S.Plissken Jan 27 2014, 03:58 am EST
New from UweB studios"Sky Rim: The Creed of Assassins" A Fable of how a Thief steals The Branch of Truefulness from the Titans causing their Fall and in order to set things right must Raid Tombs to cleans the Dark Souls!

Nope. no issues there that i can see...
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