EA wins 'Edge' trademark suit

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    Edge Games founder Tim Langdell may have picked on someone a little too big. According to court documents obtained by IndustryGamers, EA has won a crucial legal decision over Langdell, following a court's denial to grant his motion for an injunction that would have taken away the publisher's rights to the "Mirror's Edge" game title.

    Since 2001, when he sought legal action against Namco for its "Soul Edge" game, Langdell has been filing lawsuits that target companies, including indie developer Mobigame, that incorporate the word "Edge" in their game titles. Langdell claims trademark rights to the word "Edge," staking his case against EA on the existence of his studio's fishy, "forthcoming" release, "MIRRORS a game by EDGE." (Prior to the release of Racers this year for PC, Edge Games had not published a game since 1994.)

    The court, however, believes that Langdell lied to the US Patent and Trademark Office and has been "trolling" the industry for opportunities to license his dubious trademark. The court also suggests that these actions could warrant "criminal penalties."[/p]
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    stupid troll
     
  2. Fishaman P

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    Wow. Must be the biggest troll in the world.
    Someone give him an award!
     
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  4. GreatZimkogway

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    I hereby copyright. the letters A, E, I, O, and U. All of you now owe me money.
     
  5. spruced

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    Pure win.
     
  6. VashTS

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  7. adrian2040

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    I still can't believe that Cross Edge stopped being recognized by NIS America as "existing" due to Langdell. Hopefully now things will go right once again.
     
  8. TwinRetro

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    Sorry, I have copyrights on the word "The" which contains the letter E, also making that my copyright.
     
  9. BloodyFlame

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    Sorry, but I have copyrights on the English language. You all owe me lots of money.
     
  10. GreatZimkogway

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    That's fine, Binary copyrighted. You all owe me your computers and shiz.
     
  11. updowners

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    Oh finally. I heard about this Langdell guy being an asshole about "Edge" a while ago and now he got owned by EA. [​IMG]
     
  12. Range-TE

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    how stupid is he?? trolling a big company like EA and he did that before that too!
    "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." ~ einstein

    i just copyrighted the word "earth", now humanity owes me a lot of shit
     
  13. Rizsparky

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    That is one slimy troll.... and off topic that is my desktop wallpaper [​IMG]
     
  14. ProtoKun7

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  15. Tanas

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    How come Tim Langdel failed on his attempt to copyright the word "Edge" when that stupid whore Paris Hilton succeed in copyrighting the phrase "That's Hot" ?
     
  16. elmoreas

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    OP: That sucks
     
  17. ProtoKun7

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    Because Tim Langdell sleeping with the entire patent office doesn't quite have the same effect.