Mojang wins! Scrolls shall stay Scrolls
Posted 10/18/11


Notch just revealed that Mojang won the interim injunction, allowing them to keep the name Scrolls for their upcoming CCG-alike game! While Zenimax can appeal this ruling, Notch was nonetheless optimistic about the outcome, as were numerous employees at Mojang.


The original debate started when developer Mojang decided to make the working title of their new CCG-like game "Scrolls", which prompted software publisher Bethesda Softworks to respond, citing potential confusion between Mojang's Scrolls and their own Elder Scrolls franchise.

Some time into the proceedings, Notch offered to settle the dispute with a friendly game of Quake 3, a challenge which was not answered. The proposed solution was intended to ease any potential PR incidents, and provide an amicable solution to the dispute. The challenge went unanswered, although Notch has expressed an interest in playing against them for entertainment purposes, despite recent developments.


Sources

http://twitter.com/#!/notch/status/126196998826242048

http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/557710-whats-going-on-lawsuits-creeper-cars/

http://www.minecraftforum.net/topic/722909-scrolls-shall-stay-scrolls/
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Posted 10/18/11
Confusing Elder Scrolls?
Hell,having the rights for the word scrolls at all?

I thought all of us call the Elder scrolls by subtitle.

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Daggerfall
Morrowind
Oblivion
Skyrim

Why try to sue someone for using a common word again?
Posted 10/18/11
Maybe next time they'll know the battles to pick. Next time Bethesda, don't be so dickheaded... 'K?
Posted 10/18/11
Scrolls is Scrolls! Here here!!!
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Posted 10/19/11
Oh Bethesda, are you going to sue if a game has the word "The” in it?

Seriously, this entire legal battle is pointless. Props to Mojang; Scrolls can stay as Scrolls.
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Posted 10/20/11
lol its great that this been settled...but i really wanted to see them battle in quake 3 to decide things....
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Posted 10/20/11
Hooray.
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