Things have been quite on the Tim Langdell and Edge Games front following a litigious end to 2009.
Langdell and Edge Games have been furiously, some say overzealously, battling against alleged trademark infringements involving the term “Edge,” targeting Mobigame’s iPhone game entitled Edge (now named Edgy).
Meanwhile, Electronic Arts also entered the fray last September, filing a Consolidated Petition for Cancellation against a series of Edge Games trademarks, including “The Edge,” Gamer’s Edge,” “Edge” and “Cutting Edge.” EA claimed that Edge Games did not actually use trademarks like “The Edge” in commerce. EA also said that Edge Games had continually threatened to sue it over the EA Dice-developed game Mirror’s Edge.
Now EuroGamer has a boastful email from an unnamed person at Edge Games, in which the company says it is “completely confident,” that it will win in court, both against EA and Mobigame. The Edge Games spokesperson further said that EA’s suit would likely be dismissed because of “trumped up charges,” adding, “Isn't it amazing how biased towards Electronic Arts the press is on this? When did EA suddenly become the good guys?”
The spokesperson continued:
Bottom line, we are the oldest remaining British game company, and one of the oldest remaining US game companies doesn't like the fact there is still one UK company older than itself that they have not yet destroyed. And they wont succeed. False rumours, misinformation and defamation never won any trademark case and it wont this time, either.