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UFC sues Ubisoft over 'Fighters Uncaged'

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 11 Dec 2010 17:11 User comments (7)

UFC sues Ubisoft over 'Fighters Uncaged' The Ultimate Fighting Championship has sued games publisher Ubisoft this week, alleging that its "Fighters Uncaged" game infringes on a UFC catchphrase trademark.
On the back of "Fighters Uncaged" is the phrase "Become the ULTIMATE FIGHTING weapon!"

Zuffa, the parent company of the UFC says that phrase it too close to UFC's trademarked name (Ultimate Fighting Championship) and the phrase may confuse consumers into thinking they are purchasing one of the UFC's sanctioned games, like "Undisputed."

"Undisputed" is published by THQ.

The lawsuit is seeking to have the infringing phrase removed, monetary damages, court costs and a temporary injunction on sales of the game until new packaging is created.

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7 user comments

111.12.2010 17:27

No i think its a generic term

211.12.2010 19:10

If its not the same phrase its not the same phrase... end of story.

311.12.2010 22:55


412.12.2010 3:30

This is a dumb lawsuit...

514.12.2010 0:33

I really appreciate your blog.

616.12.2010 9:43

Originally posted by dab0ne:
If its not the same phrase its not the same phrase... end of story.
It's a bs lawsuit. What about Street Fighter games? What if that said ... become the ultimate fighter? It's a generic phrase period
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716.12.2010 12:49

Wow... just wow...


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