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Is TrademarkVille part of an IP backlash among developers?

Alli Pyrah, New York


Inspired by the controversy over King.com’s application for the trade mark Candy, Trademarkville is a new video game which parodies IP disputes. Are these events part of an independent developer backlash against IP?

TrademarkVille is a game that was designed to break. Players are transported to the magical town of TrademarkVille, where “every uttered word is instantly trademarked by the King's wizard-lawyers and banished from language”.

As the game goes on, players “are...


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