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Zynga scores in High Court battle over Scrabble

Emma Barraclough, London


The High Court has ruled against the maker of the board game Scrabble, which had claimed that Zynga’s Scramble app had infringed its rights

Mattel (and its subsidiary JW Spear) sued Zynga for infringing its Community trade mark and UK trade mark for Scrabble, and its CTM for Scramble. It also claimed that Zynga’s use of the sign Scramble alongside images of tiles featuring...


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