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Interplay wins injunction against Battle vs Chess

SapientWolf

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For the people wondering what happened to Battle vs Chess:

Form 8-K for INTERPLAY ENTERTAINMENT CORP

26-Oct-2010

Other Events


Item 8.01OTHER EVENTS

INTERPLAY ENTERTAINMENT CORP. FILES TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT LAWSUIT
AND OBTAINS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION TO PROTECT ITS BATTLE CHESS MARK

The Company filed a lawsuit against TopWare Interactive, Inc. to enjoin infringement of the Company's federally registered Battle Chess trademark and to recover damages. On October 21, 2010, the United States District Court, Central District of California, determined preliminarily that TopWare's use of "Battle vs. Chess" in conjunction with a chess video game is confusingly similar to Battle Chess. The Court issued a preliminary injunction prohibiting use of "Battle vs. Chess" by TopWare, its officers, directors, affiliated companies, and those acting in concert with the foregoing. "Battle vs. Chess" was to be co-published and distributed in the U.S. by SouthPeak Interactive Corporation. Following the ruling, the Company will continue to protect its intellectual property rights in the Battle Chess trademark against TopWare and others who are or may be contributing to the alleged infringement.

http://biz.yahoo.com/e/101026/iply.ob8-k.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_Chess

http://www.battlevschess.com/en/
 

Htown

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yeah that seems pretty obvious as trademark issues go.