Mobigame Chief: Langdell’s Lawyers Have Fled

October 9, 2009 -

The developer of an iPhone game targeted for its use of the term “Edge” by extreme-litigant and Edge Games CEO Tim Langdell believes that Langdell’s lawyers “have fled.”

Mobigame head David Papazian told EuroGamer that Langdell “has absolutely no legal grounds” for his trademark infringement claim and that Langdell never actually sued Mobigames for past sales.

The Mobigame in question, Edge, has been republished on the Apple Store, under a slightly new name—Edge by Mobigame.

Electronic Arts filed suit against Langdell and Edge Games over the latter’s trademarks, an event Papazian termed “amazing.”

In a further twist, Papazian also accuses Langdell of infringing on a Graeme Devine (former id Software developer and ex-chairman of the IGDA, now an Apple employee) copyright, for an Edge Game iPhone title called Firebirds. Firebirds is a copyright owned by Devine claims Papazian, who also charges Langdell with stealing art for the game off of Deviant Art.


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Re: Mobigame Chief: Langdell’s Lawyers Have Fled

All it took was EA to flex a little legal muscle.

Langdell took on the wrong company. 

------- Morality has always been in decline. As you get older, you notice it. When you were younger, you enjoyed it.

Re: Mobigame Chief: Langdell’s Lawyers Have Fled

Thank god for the all mighty anti troll spray! I wonder if Batman made it?

http://www.magicinkgaming.com/

Re: Mobigame Chief: Langdell’s Lawyers Have Fled

In that case it would be Bat-Anti Troll Spray.

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Re: Mobigame Chief: Langdell’s Lawyers Have Fled

no, it would be Troll-Repellent Bat-Spray.

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Re: Mobigame Chief: Langdell’s Lawyers Have Fled

Someone give him Jack Thompsons number! :P

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Re: Mobigame Chief: Langdell’s Lawyers Have Fled

Oh please, if that happened Thomspon would keep trying to come up with reasons for Langdell to sue Take Two.

Re: Mobigame Chief: Langdell’s Lawyers Have Fled

Escapist reported that Thompson and Langdell met and discussed the possibility of Thompson serving as counsel. I still haven't figured out if it was a joke story a la The Onion or if it was for real. When two crazy people are invovled, I'm not quick to rule out any possibility. 

Re: Mobigame Chief: Langdell’s Lawyers Have Fled

That would be a fantastic crossover! The only result would be: LULZ and FAIL.

They will look up and shout "Give ROFLCOPTERS to us"... and I´ll whisper "NO". The cynical side of videogames (spanish only): http://thelostlevel.blogspot.com/ My DeviantArt Page (aka DeviantCensorship): http://www.darkknightstrikes.deviantart.com

Re: Mobigame Chief: Langdell’s Lawyers Have Fled

Anything to hasten his destiny- to rot in jail.

Re: Mobigame Chief: Langdell’s Lawyers Have Fled

His lawyers have... fled?  WOW.  I can't recall having heard of that in quite a while....

Hilarious.

Glad to see the troll getting a foot up his ass. Legally speaking, of course. 

Re: Mobigame Chief: Langdell’s Lawyers Have Fled

Sweeeet!

They will look up and shout "Give ROFLCOPTERS to us"... and I´ll whisper "NO". The cynical side of videogames (spanish only): http://thelostlevel.blogspot.com/ My DeviantArt Page (aka DeviantCensorship): http://www.darkknightstrikes.deviantart.com

 
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