Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
User Settings
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

Op Ed

GameInformer - Are Video Games In Danger Of Losing Their Trademarks?
And while there aren't necessarily a ton of games with offensive titles, there are potentially some with offensive content within the game. Should they and their companies be at risk of losing their trademarks? Obviously I can't speak on behalf of the video game industry but my observation is we tend to value our creative freedom and expression, and push back on censorship. But what would happen if the government received a number of complaints speaking out against a video game that was offensive towards a group of people based on their race, gender, sexual preference, religion or any other characteristic...and unilaterally decided to yank the trademark and associated protections guaranteed by the trademark?

Email Digg Facebook Twitter   Share More    


   Current Headlines
Star Wars Battlefront Free DLC Plans
Anno 2205 Expansions & Free DLC Plans
Minecraft: Story Mode Episode Three
Heroes of the Storm Map Added
Total War: ATTILA Age of Charlemagne Campaign Pack Announced
Dungeon of the Endless Add-ons
Decisive Campaigns: Barbarossa Released
RC Simulation 2.0 Early Access
One Hour Just Cause 3 Trailer
Paragon Dekker Teaser
Evening Patches
On Sale
Evening Crowdfunding Roundup
Gatherings & Competitions
Evening Consolidation
Evening Mobilization
Evening Tech Bits
Evening Safety Dance
Evening Legal Briefs
etc., etc.



Blue's News logo