One of the more inflammatory stories in the world of gaming over the few months has been the rise of casual game publisher King and its emphatic defense of its “Candy Crush Saga” intellectual property. After applying for trademarks on the terms “Candy” and “Saga” for video game and clothing applications, King opposed the trademark application of the PC Viking-themed RPG The Banner Saga.
Both of these games include “Saga” in the title.
- King Seeks To Block Trademark Of Turn-Based RPG The Banner Saga Because Of The Word ‘Saga’
- Game Developer King Now Owns The Trademark On The Word ‘Candy’ In Games And Clothing [Update]
- A Different Candy-Themed Bejeweled Clone Fights King’s Candy Crush Saga Trademark, King Responds Predictably
- Candy Crush Game Developer King Files For IPO Of Up To $500 Million
The Developers Of The Banner Saga And CandySwipe Have Resolved Their Disputes With Candy Crush Developer King was written by the awesome team at Android Police.