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US trademarks office shoots down Microsoft trademark renewal application

If you're wondering what happened to that Killer Instinct XBLA re-release Microsoft appeared to be teasing in September, there seems to be a bust-up brewing on the trademarks front 'twixt the platform holder and Fox Network.... read more

Killer Instinct remake or sequel could be blocked by Fox tra

Postby msbhvn » 04 Dec 2012, 15:28

Rare had the trademark first. I don't see how Fox's defunct TV series can supersede Rare's original games that were released a decade earlier. It seems like a clear-cut case of "prior art" to me.

The only problem might be that Rare didn't try to block the TV series from using the name, and US copyright law demands that copyright holders be agressive in filing suit against any possible breach.
I don't get the appeal at all. Like what do they do... say something stupid then read the replies while they touch themselves? - Vampyre_Ghost on trolls.
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