Newsroom News Breaking Comics Tags RSS

copyright Latest news and info

The Last of Us 2 - Naughty Dog Accused of Illegal Use of Music

Bart Swiatek, 05 June 2020, 11:22

In a Twitter post, singer Lotte Kestner accused Naughty Dog of illegally using her version of True Faith in the trailer of The Last of Us: Part II. The cover contains fragments that are not in the original song.

Iron Maiden Sues Duke Nukem Devs For Trademark Infringement

Conrad Hazi, 30 May 2019, 14:50

3D Realms Studio was sued by Iron Maiden Holdings for trademark infringement, relating to the creation of the Ion Maiden brand. The lawsuit against the game developers is for two million dollars.

You're Using an Old Photoshop? Adobe May Sue You

Bart Swiatek, 15 May 2019, 15:16

Adobe has informed customers using Creative Cloud software that using older versions of the application may expose them to a third-party lawsuit. The case is relevant to the ongoing lawsuit and illustrates how small little rights are given to the end users by licence agreements.

Artist Accuses CD Projekt RED of Violating Copyrights in The Witcher 3

Bart Swiatek, 09 April 2019, 13:55

A Croatian musician claims CD Project RED infringed on his copyrights by including a certain song in the soundtrack to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Neither CDPR, nor the band Percival Schuttenbach offered a clarification so far.

Fortnite - Dance Lawsuits Withdrawn

Adrian Werner, 11 March 2019, 14:43

Epic Games can rest easy. The four celebrities that filed cases against the company have withdrawn their lawsuits for copyright infringement and illegal use of their dance choreographies in Fortnite.

Fortnite Dance Affair - US Goverment Denies Carlton Dance Claim

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 February 2019, 19:14

US patent office responded to Alfons Ribeiro's claim of alleged copyright infringement in Fortnite using the Fresh emote. According to patent examiners, a short, simple dance does not fall under copyright law, rendering the claim invalid.

Actor sues Epic and 2K Games for stealing his dance

Frozen, 18 December 2018, 15:27

A court case is underway against Epic Games and 2K Games, relating the illegal use of the iconic Carlton dance.

The author of The Witcher books demands more money from CD Projekt RED

Mathias Zulpo, 04 October 2018, 00:32

Andrzej Sapkowski, the man who wrote The Witcher saga, demands $16 million from CD Projekt RED, the developer who created The Witcher gaming franchise - more than a decade after he peacefully sold the rights to the company.