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shagg_187
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(12-23-2012, 11:54 PM)
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http://tsdr.uspto.gov/#caseNumber=85...e=statusSearch

http://warzscam.tumblr.com/post/3863...game-will-have

There is something interesting showing up if you check the “United States Patent and Trademark Office” website for the “War Z” trademark that has been registered by OP Productions.

The trademark application by OP Productions for the name “War Z” has been SUSPENDED because the trademark office feels that the name is too similar to the name of Paramount Pictures upcoming movie “World War Z”.

*The trademark was only filled in July 2012, further evidence pointing towards that this game has been in development for only 6 months.
*They have received the suspension letter on 15th November 2012 already, so they know for over a month now that their name has to be changed.

LOL? They knew its suspended yet they released it on Steam? Maybe the release was a preemptive one in hopes of getting the few bucks under the name.
Last edited by shagg_187; 12-23-2012 at 11:56 PM.
strafer
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(12-23-2012, 11:55 PM)
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The War Zucks
UnluckyKate
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(12-23-2012, 11:56 PM)
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They sold a game on steam knowing they would have to change the name ? Really ? Really ?
Cameron122
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(12-23-2012, 11:57 PM)
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The Conflict Zed
StalkerUKCG
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(12-23-2012, 11:58 PM)
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Left Fraud Dead
Gamer @ Heart
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(12-23-2012, 11:58 PM)
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Originally Posted by UnluckyKate

They sold a game on steam knowing they would have to change the name ? Really ? Really ?

It was possibly released knowing all the faults to cash in because they knew this was coming.
Kinyou
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(12-23-2012, 11:58 PM)
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I guess Valve is now really happy that they took it down
params7
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(12-23-2012, 11:58 PM)
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They can't catch a break. Then again, I don't feel bad with the way they tried to capitalize on DayZ.
Hypron
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(12-24-2012, 12:00 AM)
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That's got to be the dodgiest game ever released. Bullshit PR, false advertising, releasing an alpha and now that... These guys are on a roll.
Ysiadmihi
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(12-24-2012, 12:00 AM)
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This game just keeps delivering.
BGBW
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(12-24-2012, 12:00 AM)
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They could call it The War Edge. I see no problems with this.
LumpOfCole
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(12-24-2012, 12:01 AM)
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Possible renames for them:

Day Zombie
Dead Z
The Day Z
A Day in the Z
Dial Z
Day Zzz
Dark Z
Z War
Died Z
Rig Z: Big
PetriP-TNT
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(12-24-2012, 12:01 AM)
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Big RigZ
kurahador
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(12-24-2012, 12:01 AM)
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Good...now Valve need acquire DayZ developers and turns it into Left 4 Dead 3 already.
Stitch
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(12-24-2012, 12:02 AM)
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They should call it Big Rigz.

edit: gaahh beaten like a redheaded stepchild
legacyzero
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(12-24-2012, 12:03 AM)
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YEESSSSSSS

bout damn time. It's bullshit they called it that in the first place.
SJRB
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(12-24-2012, 12:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by kurahador

Good...now Valve need acquire DayZ developers and turns it into Left 4 Dead 3 already.

...what? Why?
BigDes
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(12-24-2012, 12:04 AM)
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If it weren't for the fact people are being bilked out of their money for this shitty game, the ongoing shenanigans around this game would be hilarious
laika09
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(12-24-2012, 12:04 AM)
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Left 4 Z
BigDes
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(12-24-2012, 12:05 AM)
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Originally Posted by kurahador

Good...now Valve need acquire DayZ developers and turns it into Left 4 Dead 3 already.

This is a terrible idea
HarryDemeanor
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(12-24-2012, 12:05 AM)
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Originally Posted by kurahador

Good...now Valve need acquire DayZ developers and turns it into Left 4 Dead 3 already.

Oh god no.
Neuromancer
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(12-24-2012, 12:05 AM)
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Originally Posted by kurahador

Good...now Valve need acquire DayZ developers and turns it into Left 4 Dead 3 already.

What an odd thing to say.
VibratingDonkey
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(12-24-2012, 12:05 AM)
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The Waking Dead
JennyTablina
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(12-24-2012, 12:06 AM)
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I know sometimes devs have a name clash in other countries they are not aware of till the game gets close to completion, but this takes the biscuit really. Also like how the trademark practically gives away the amount of time put into this turkey.
GrayFoxPL
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(12-24-2012, 12:06 AM)
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Rezident Evilz.
Parallax Scroll
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(12-24-2012, 12:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by Hypron

That's got to be the dodgiest game ever released. Bullshit PR, false advertising, releasing an alpha and now that... These guys are on a roll.

I don't know, there's also Limbo of the Lost.
OatmealMu
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(12-24-2012, 12:07 AM)
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From Russia With Love Z
syllogism
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(12-24-2012, 12:08 AM)
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This doesn't necessarily mean they have to or will rename it
Hot Coldman
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(12-24-2012, 12:08 AM)
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Large Scale Arguments Involving Firearms Z
Blair
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(12-24-2012, 12:09 AM)
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ZZZZZZ
bishoptl
(12-24-2012, 12:09 AM)
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So in the spirit of Christmas, the best replacement title suggestion in the next 24 hours as chosen by me gets a free Steam game gift which I'll figure out later.

go go go
Kuro Madoushi
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(12-24-2012, 12:10 AM)
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First off, many companies sell their game while their trademark is being registered. Some Grasshopper Games games I filed a trademark for were already on shelves while it was working its way through examination.

Second, I just took a look at the link...the trademark is suspended 'for further examination', which means they're not going to get it registered until the company replies to the examiner and explains why their mark is unique and doesn't encroach on World War Z. This is perfectly normal for trademarks.

Kind of weird they would file Intent to Use if they're already using it...oh well?

edit: goddamn it, Bish! Can I even explain anything around here first? :'(
Last edited by Kuro Madoushi; 12-24-2012 at 12:10 AM. Reason: dammit bish!
Spring-Loaded
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(12-24-2012, 12:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by LumpOfCole

A Day in the Z

So Cold in the Z
greycolumbus
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(12-24-2012, 12:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Parallax Scroll

I don't know, there's also Limbo of the Lost.

Wow. I wish I knew about this earlier. What a crazy game.

My Contribution: What's Z Matter?
Last edited by greycolumbus; 12-24-2012 at 12:11 AM. Reason: poop
J-Rock
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(12-24-2012, 12:11 AM)
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Weekday Z
GDGF
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(12-24-2012, 12:12 AM)
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War of the Dead.
Infernal Monkey
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(12-24-2012, 12:12 AM)
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Imagine Zombiez
dc89
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(12-24-2012, 12:12 AM)
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War Z'over

I'm lame at this kind of thing.
Nekofrog
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(12-24-2012, 12:12 AM)
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war zU
Stabby McSter
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(12-24-2012, 12:12 AM)
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THE ZZ TOP

clearly that hasn't been trademarked!
Shard
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(12-24-2012, 12:13 AM)
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DragonWar Z.
Wario64
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(12-24-2012, 12:14 AM)

Originally Posted by bishoptl

So in the spirit of Christmas, the best replacement title suggestion in the next 24 hours as chosen by me gets a free Steam game gift which I'll figure out later.

go go go



ZombiZ
funkystudent
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(12-24-2012, 12:14 AM)
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Given the track record of western talent they seem to sign I bet they get a contract with capcom and it will become a resident evil game.

Resident Evil: Z
LumpOfCole
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(12-24-2012, 12:14 AM)
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The Walking Z
Forever
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(12-24-2012, 12:14 AM)
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The Jay Z
Blair
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(12-24-2012, 12:14 AM)
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WeekZ
Nimajneb
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(12-24-2012, 12:14 AM)
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The W Zombie
Mikor
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(12-24-2012, 12:15 AM)
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The Bore Z

kinda like this joke
UnluckyKate
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(12-24-2012, 12:16 AM)
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The Zcam ?
RPGamer92
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(12-24-2012, 12:16 AM)
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The War Zhit?

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