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Default Rebellion Sues Stardock and Ironclad Over Rebellion

August 17th, 2012, 06:28
Rebellion Developments is suing Stardock Entertainment and Ironclad Games in an Eastern Michigan district court for trademark violation over the use of the word rebellion in the title of Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion.

Rebellion is asking for damages for being "deprived of substantial sales of its products" and for "the value of its trademarks as commercial assets."
GameSpot notes: "Rebellion provided several examples where it claimed consumers would have been easily misled, including promotional materials which displayed the word 'Rebellion' much larger than the preceding 'Sins of a Solar Empire' and some that referred to the game only by the disputed trademark."
As I see it it's just another crazy trademark battle among others this year.

While were at it Star Wars Rebellion wants a word with both studios. In case no one remembers that was a rts space game from the early 2000's.

Here is the suit that was filed- https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_zz…Z00/edit?pli=1

"It's quite simple my word is the law around here, and failure to comply means termination."

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