First  Prev  1  2  3  4  Next  Last
EA Attempting to Trademark the Word Ghost.
27134 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
24 / M / USA
Offline
Posted 2/5/16



20 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
20 / M
Offline
Posted 2/5/16
Wait, this is an actual thing? I thought this was a joke when I read the thread titel
11650 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
40 / M / USA
Offline
Posted 2/5/16
Fuck EA.

Fuck Activision too.
Posted 2/5/16 , edited 2/5/16
Lmaooo ^ don't say fuck EA or Activision they are doing better in there lives then you are. We should never say that if you aren't doing better than them
20889 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
22 / F
Offline
Posted 2/5/16
E A is irrelevant lol
25429 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
23 / M / Beyond The Wall
Offline
Posted 2/5/16
As long as Ghost Recon Badlands still comes out
39155 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
M
Offline
Posted 2/5/16 , edited 2/5/16
What will happen to Ghost in The Shell? If EA trademarks Ghost? They mangaka will have to change the titles to Spirit in The Shell, or Soul in The Shell, and pay fines and licensing fees for all of the other copies of Ghost in The Shell titles he's sold. That's one possibility.

You would not be able to write books, do movies, or other video games with that word in it. It's pissing me off, thinking about it.
663 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
F
Offline
Posted 2/5/16 , edited 2/5/16
Yeah, there should be a ban on copyrighting a word in the dictionary, it would be ridiculously hard to not say the word.
As for if they succeed in copyrighting it, then ghost ghost ghost ghost ghost haha I'm gonna get myself sued for saying that word XD
7416 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
Offline
Posted 2/5/16
I wonder how difficult it would be to copyright all currently uncopyrighted words in the English language?
671 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
30 / F
Offline
Posted 2/5/16
Really, this has to be one of the stupidest things I've ever heard! Is EA trying to compete with Konami for the title of worst company?
46919 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
20 / M / Sweden
Online
Posted 2/5/16
It's not as bad as people think, first of all they have a studio called Ghost. So they probably want to make sure no other company can have a game studio with that name. And the ghost trademark only applies to certain things. Copyright, patent and trademark are 3 diff things!
46919 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
20 / M / Sweden
Online
Posted 2/5/16

dotsforlife wrote:

Fuck EA.

Fuck Activision too.


Are yoy sure you want to fuck with them?
Ejanss 
15929 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
Offline
Posted 2/5/16
They want to trademark "Ghost" as used in Navy-SEAL game stories about military operatives--because of the flood of non-Clancy knockoffs that Tom isn't getting royalties from--but unfortunately the real operatives already coined it first.
EA didn't invent "Ghost recon agents", and neither did Casper.
17329 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
23 / M / UK
Offline
Posted 2/5/16
Is EA under some sort of contract that requires them to do a certain amount of dickish things every year?
18164 cr points
Send Message: Send PM GB Post
U.S.
Offline
Posted 2/5/16 , edited 2/5/16
I trademark the letter "a." Pay up.

Better learn Mandarin and other squiggly lines for now on.
First  Prev  1  2  3  4  Next  Last
You must be logged in to post.