Market Rights

Fierce battle between Jason West and Vince Zampella, Activision to trademark rights in modern warfare now is who in future call of duty and many other computer games market may? This and other questions must now decide the judges because there was no amicable agreement of the various parties. Over the time, in which they still for the same group worked together: Jason West and Vince Zampella (the creators of the call of duty series) were a good team for Infinity Ward and Activision. These days, they go even against her old employer in court. This involves the trademark rights of the “modern warfare”-franchise. Jason West and Vince Zampella came with their Studio respawn entertainment”at EA under.

And with strong legal representation on the rights they hope new games kind of like the “modern warfare” – franchise to develop that could be placed for example in cooperation with EA on the market. So games with a similar background, but without the additional call of duty could then”produced by EA. Now dealing with it a lawyer who specializes in franchise law ( franchise-jura). And as if this were not enough, so the two even to pending bonuses, which came from the cooperation with Activision and reached just as considerable heights complain. However, this of course not itself be based on Activision. In their turn, Activision sued Jason West and Vince Zampella to 400 million US dollars. Their argument: the destruction of the Infinity Ward had been taken by two consciously. “Remains to be seen, as the courts in this dispute will decide of which not only large sums of money, but also further decisions about rights hang on”Modern Warfare”- Franchise (, especially since for the autumn a third part of call of duty” was planned.

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