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01-21-2014 07:19 PM
boatpoker
Re: App Creators Beware...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bljones View Post
what flavour is 5?
it's kind of lemony with a hint of 3
01-21-2014 06:38 PM
manatee
Re: App Creators Beware...

Somewhere between 'up' and 'down'; is my check (re: your sig) in the mail ?
01-21-2014 05:10 PM
bljones
Re: App Creators Beware...

what flavour is 5?
01-21-2014 04:06 PM
manatee
Re: App Creators Beware...

Quickly -- change it to 'Sugar-Nav' & trademark it!
01-21-2014 03:45 PM
miatapaul
Re: App Creators Beware...

How about Candy-Nav The sailboat navigation software for the sugar addicted sailor? I guess my plans for becoming a millionaire are shot now!
01-21-2014 01:43 PM
manatee
Re: App Creators Beware...

Too funny! Go get'em, Hasbro!!

Thanks, you made my day.
01-21-2014 01:38 PM
denverd0n
Re: App Creators Beware...

Quote:
Originally Posted by manatee View Post
Is there a digital "Candy Land"?
Yes, actually, there is...
Amazon.com: Candy Land Game (Jewel Case) - PC: Video Games Amazon.com: Candy Land Game (Jewel Case) - PC: Video Games



I suspect that if they every try to sue anyone for using the word "candy" in the name of a game/app they will lose. In fact, if Hasbro gets wind of the fact that they are claiming a trademark on the word "candy," they may well find themselves on the losing end of a suit long before they expect it.
01-21-2014 12:24 PM
manatee
Re: App Creators Beware...

Candy Cane Cannon Clash
Candy-Coated-Chocolate Catapult War
...and this one would be double trouble:
Candy-Apple-Red Road Racer.

What's next; colors, numbers? I claim all flavors of 'green', 'five' and '5' -- pay me.

I hope someone in gameland can show prior art & sue these idiots out of business. Is there a digital "Candy Land"?
01-21-2014 11:31 AM
jimgo
Re: App Creators Beware...

Greg, it's a trademark, not a copyright. And it will apply to both the game/app name and to other attributes of the game, including the manufacturer's name (can't call your company Candy Crush Games, for example) and the use of the name within other apps/games (can't run banner ads or show billboards with the Candy Crush name on it, for example).
01-20-2014 11:25 PM
Bene505
Re: App Creators Beware...

Amazing
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