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Pokemon Go Fest attendees sue Niantic

Pokemon Go Fest attendees sue Niantic Niantic can't put last weekend's Pokemon Go Fest behind it just yet.According to Polygon, a number of attendees have filed a class-action lawsuit against Pokemon Go developer Niantic over the botched event, where CEO John Hanke was booed by attendees who found themselves unable to actually play the game.

Puts things into perspective

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The Podcast: Beating the bootlegs

The  Podcast: Beating the bootlegs We are joined by Kostya Lobov of legal experts Harbottle & Lewis to discuss IP protection.Naturally, this might not apply to all listeners so why not take this chance to catch up on some of our recent episodes?

Rockstar sued by owners of Miss Cleo - Report

Rockstar sued by owners of Miss Cleo - Report In the suit, Psychic Readers Network is claiming that the game's Haitian gang leader Auntie Poulet unlawfully took the image and accent of the Miss Cleo character, which it owns the rights to.The Auntie Poulet character was voiced by actress Youree Dell Harris, who also played Miss Cleo in the original TV psychic hotline ads from which the character originated.

Daily News August 02-2017

Daily News August 02-2017 Later, after the issue attracted media attention, Google abruptly reversed its position and reinstated the Gmail account.When he complained formally to Google, Peterson received a reply from the“We understand you’ve recently been unable to access your Google account, and we appreciate you contacting us,”Google replied in the e-mail.

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Alleged misuse of children's data lands Subway Surfers studio in court

Alleged misuse of children's data lands Subway Surfers studio in court Parents in two American states have taken action against a part of Danish games developers, claiming that their titles shared children's personal data with other companies.Sybo Games and Kiloo Games face lawsuits filed in New York and California, citing the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, Gamasutra reports.

Disney and Unity accused of collecting children's personal information

Disney and Unity accused of collecting children's personal information The Walt Disney Company is facing a lawsuit in California following allegations that its mobile games have been illegally collecting personal information from the children that play them.Specifically, Disney Princess Palace Pets has been accused although the suit has been expanded to cover 42 other titles that are also reportedly guilty of the same offence, Gamasutra reports.

Nintendo sued over alleged patent violation by Switch controllers

Nintendo sued over alleged patent violation by Switch controllers A peripherals manufacturer is suing Nintendo, alleging that the design of the new Switch console is too similar to one of its own devices.Engadget reports that Gamevice deems the Nintendo Switch violates its patent for a device with a "flexible bridge section" combined with detachable controllers.

Former footballer Edgar Davids wins lawsuit against Riot Games

Former footballer Edgar Davids wins lawsuit against Riot Games The case centred around Striker Lucian, a skin that reimagines the character as a soccer player with sunglasses and a distinct hairstyle.This defence was weakened somewhat by a tweet from Riot's then-QA analyst Baconhawk back in 2014.

Take-Two argues fair use in NBA 2K tattoo lawsuit

Take-Two argues fair use in NBA 2K tattoo lawsuit As revealed by The Hollywood Reporter, Take-Two believes it has every right to realistically represent the look of players it has licensed for use in its games.However, Solid Oak Sketches had previously acquired the rights to works by numerous tattoo artists.

Atari sues over KitKat ad campaign

Atari sues over KitKat ad campaign The American arm of a French game company is suing a Swiss chocolatier over a UK television ad and social media campaign.As reported by Reuters, Atari Interactive has filed suit against Nestle in a US federal court in San Francisco, alleging that an advertisement for KitKat chocolate bars infringes on its rights to the classic arcade game Breakout.

Nintendo "disagrees" with $10m lawsuit verdict

Nintendo "disagrees" with $10m lawsuit verdict A US court has awarded $10m to tech company iLife after it filed a lawsuit against Nintendo - but the Switch manufacturer plans to appeal the decision.The two firms originally sought $144m in damages, based on $4 per unit of the 36m Wii systems sold before the case was filed.

FTC demands disclosure from influencers following TmarTn CS:GO scandal

FTC demands disclosure from influencers following TmarTn CS:GO scandal The Federal Trade Commission has ordered that two controversial YouTubers - and all other influencers by extension - must disclose any ties they have to anything promoted in their videos.The ruling is part of a settlement between the FTC, Trevor 'TmarTn' Martin and Thomas 'Syndicate' Cassell following a scandal that emerged around the latter two last year.

How to avoid getting screwed in a game publishing deal

How to avoid getting screwed in a game publishing deal They usually have several deal points that don't work in the developer's favor, by design.This is understandable, since they're often busy with multiple projects and deadlines can slip by unnoticed.

Campo Santo legally able to file DMCA against PewDiePie over racial slur

Campo Santo legally able to file DMCA against PewDiePie over racial slur Legal experts have deemed that Campo Santo has the right to file a DMCA against Felix 'PewDiePie' Kjellberg after he used a racial slur in one of his broadcasts.The strongest response has been from Firewatch developer Campo Santo, with co-founder Sean Vanaman announcing via Twitter that his firm will be filing DMCA takedowns for all of Kjellberg's videos featuring Firewatch.

Campo Santo's DMCA strike against PewDiePie accepted by YouTube

Campo Santo's DMCA strike against PewDiePie accepted by YouTube YouTube has accepted Campo Santo's DMCA request against Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg's Firewatch video, prompting the popular YouTuber to accuse studio co-founder Sean Vanaman of abusing the DMCA system.whatever" - and stated that Let's Play videos are a "grey area in legal terms.