Bloodborne trademarked by Sony Computer Entertainment America

Sony Computer Entertainment America has filed a trademark for Bloodborne. The trademark is for “computer game software; downloadable computer game software via a global computer network and wireless devices; video game software.” It was filed on April 24. At present there’s nothing more on this available, but Siliconera suggests it’s something that could be announced […]

USPTO headlines

  • Watch Dogs trademark reinstated after fraudulent abandonment claim

    A Watch Dogs trademark which nearly slipped out of Ubisoft’s grasp thanks to a fake abandonment request has been fully reinstated.

  • Battle of Heroes and Battle of Heroes: Land of Immortals trademarked by Ubisoft

    Ubisoft has registered two domains and has filed two trademarks for Battle of Heroes and Battle of Heroes: Land of Immortals.

  • The Order: 1886 trademark filed by Sony, might be new Guerrilla Games IP

    Sony has trademarked The Order: 1886 with the USPTO, and it’s listed as “computer game software…video game software.”

  • Bungie files five Destiny related trademarks

    Bungie has filed some interesting trademarks with the USPTO. Each were filed on March 11 and more likely than not pertain to Destiny in some way. The trademarks Cabal, Fallen, Glimmer, Hive and Vex fall under the umbrella for a variety of uses:game software, novels, costumes, TV, ringtones, and oddly enough, footwear. While Fallen has previously been used in promo […]

  • Sunset Overdrive trademark and domain registration filed by Insomniac

    Insomniac Games has filed a trademark for a project called Sunset Overdrive. Other than the usual “computer game software” classification lingo, along with a note that it’s an “on-line computer game,” there’s not much else to go on. A NeoGAF user also found a domain registration for the project, which was registered by the firm’s […]

  • Marlow Briggs "game software" trademark filed by Microsoft

    Microsoft filed a trademark application for “Marlow Briggs” on January 24 with the USPTO, and the application cites “game software” as the description. No other information was found in the application, but a representative for the firm told Gamespot it “often acquires various trademarks as part of its ongoing business strategy,” and beyond that it […]

  • Microsoft files trademark for something called "Gunpowder"

    Microsoft has filed a trademark application with the USPTO for something called Gunpowder. Other than the description “entertainment services, namely, providing online video games,” there is nothing else regarding the project available to deduce what it could entail. It was filed on January 15. Via Gamespot.

  • Bethesda registers trademark with USPTO for "apocalyptic television program" - Fallout?

    Bethesda has registered a trademark with the USPTO for “an on-going television program set in a post-nuclear apocalyptic world.” Fallout anyone? Note the word in the link there. The registration comes just a week after ThreeDog voice actor Erik Todd Dellums tweeted there may be more “of the Dog coming,” tweeting later he was “given […]

  • Disney filed a patent for its version of 3DS back in 2011

    Disney may have decided to focus on mobile and social games instead of console and PC release, but that hasn’t stopped the firm from filing a patent for a handheld gaming device.

  • Fighters of Capcom trademark pops up on USPTO site

    A trademark filed with the USPTO for Fighters of Capcom has been discovered.

  • Microsoft patents show Kinect-like device working with mobile cameras, making movies

    Microsoft has filed two patent applications showing a Kinect-like device working with a mobile camera, and one for movie editing for “living room movie creation.” The later allows for movies that can be “directed, captured, and edited using a system that includes a depth camera,” and real-life objects can be used “as virtual props.” The […]

  • SOE files trademark for Reign of Fear

    SOE has filed a trademark for Reign of Fear with the USPTO, which covers “computer game software and video game software; providing downloadable multiplayer, role playing, real time computer and video game software via an online website for entertainment purposes” and “entertainment services, namely, operating a multiplayer, role playing, real time game for others via […]

  • Trademark for Dragonborn filed by ZeniMax

    ZeniMax has filed another trademark pertaining to Skyrim, and where as last month it was the shout Fus Ro Dah, this time it’s the term Dragonborn. It was filed on May 15 under goods and services, meaning it could pertain to anything gaming related or it was filed to stop people cashing in on unsanctioned […]

  • Wii U controller diagrams show original design vs. E3 design

    Diagrams posted over on NeoGAF show that at one time, Wii U’s controller had analogue sticks instead of the Circle Pad sliders similar to those of 3DS.

  • Patents detail possibility of 3D, HD display for Wii U Controller

    Patents filed with the USPTO office by Nintendo show that at some point, the firm was – and still may be – looking to incorporate HD and glasses-free 3D into its tablet-like controller for Wii U.

  • Capcom files trademark for E.X. Troopers

    Capcom Japan has filed a trademark for a game called E.X. Troopers in the US and Europe. Spotted by Siliconera, its sounds to us like a shooter where you will play a trooper of some sort. We have no creative thought as to what the initials E.X. would stand for, though. Maybe extreme? Extreme Troopers? […]

  • Microsoft files trademark with USPTO for Iron Brigade

    Microsoft has filed a trademark with the USPTO for Iron Brigade, and the description says only that it is “computer software” and that it was filed on July 26. The site Fusible, which dug the application up, suggests it could be in reference to a Union army unit from the Civil War, the 150th anniversary […]

  • Take-Two trademark for RockstarFilms approved by USPTO

    Take-Two’s trademark filing for Rockstar Films, which was submitted on December 21, 2010 has been approved by the USPTO.

  • Nintendo says, "It's on like Donkey Kong"

    Or it will be, if it gets the phrase trademarked.

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