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Posts Tagged ‘Lawsuit’

IPE Update: Court Issues Ruling On Star Citizen Motion To Dismiss

Here at MMO Fallout we try to avoid saturating our coverage of lawsuits for two reasons: The first being that unless the court is making a judgement or one of the parties introduces some profound claim or evidence, the court filings in between are about as interesting and productive as this. Thankfully we’re finally getting […]

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IPE Update: Class Action Lawsuit v. Trion Worlds Responds To Amended Complaint

It’s been quite a while since we last checked in on the ArcheAge class action lawsuit, so I figured we’d go ahead and see if anything has changed over the past few months. First, a recap for those keeping score. Back in what feels like the far flung past of September 2015, two individuals by […]

PUBG Corp Drops Lawsuit Against Epic Games

PUBG Corp believes that Epic Games illegally plagiarized the Battle Royale mode, and has even gone as far as to comment its concerns that Epic Games might steal internal modifications to the Unreal engine and use it in their own game Fortnite. In any case, PUBG Corp found the concept actionable enough that just a […]

It’s Official, PUBG Corp Is Suing Epic Games

It’s official, PUBG Corp has filed a copyright lawsuit against Epic Games according to Korea Times. After previously mulling further action for a genre that it did not create and does not own, at least not in the legal view of the United States or Europe, PUBG has officially filed a complaint against Epic Games. […]

In Plain English: An ArcheAge Lawsuit and the Fraudulent 10% Discount

(Legal Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer, and as such nothing in this column constitutes legal advice. All opinions expressed are my own and based on research into case precedent and interpretation of relevant laws and statutes, as well as discussion with the MMO Fallout legal team) It has been four long years since ArcheAge […]

[Column] PUBG’s Ridiculous Ownership Claim on the Frying Pan

PUBG Corp has finally decided to pull up its britches and sue NetEase for copying Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, a move that will certainly make for some monumental court precedent. While I do have coverage coming for this 155 page complaint once I get done reading it, one bit that caught my eye was on PUBG Corp’s […]

In Plain English: Lohan Loses GTA Lawsuit Appeal

Lindsay Lohan has lost her appeal in New York State Court today in a privacy lawsuit against Take Two. Lohan sued Take Two Interactive in regards to allegations that the company illegally used her likeness in Grand Theft Auto V. In the game, players assist a celebrity by the name of Lacey Jonas escape the […]

Epic Games Ends Another Lawsuit With Permanent Injunction

Back in January, MMO Fallout reported on the latest lawsuit filed by Epic Games in the district of Northern California court. The lawsuit followed the similar pattern set forth by its predecessors, seeking permanent injunctions and utilizing the natural legal progression of a DMCA takedown notice against the defendant’s Youtube videos. This lawsuit, however, charged […]

Epic Settles Lawsuit Against Minor Fortnite Cheater

Epic Games has agreed to voluntary dismissal and settlement in its lawsuit against a minor filed last year in the eastern district of North Carolina court. As part of the lawsuit and due to the defendant being a minor, certain documents have been sealed on order of the court and the defendant has since been […]

In Plain English: Crytek V Cloud Imperium Games (and RSI)

1. Dismissal Sounds Unlikely Let’s start off at the same station and make a few things clear: Despite what is being tossed around on the internet, this case is not a slam dunk for either side (at least not evident from the statements being thrown back and forth). It is very likely that this case […]

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