Look out Blizzard! Don't you know stealing is wrong? If the suit is frivolous, then I apologize and you can have a cookie.
A Chinese firm is suing Blizzard Entertainment over the use of some allegedly stolen fonts in their wildly popular MMOG World of Warcraft. From Dungeonrun.com:
A Chinese company is suing the developer behind one of the worlds biggest games over a claim that the World of Warcraft (WoW) game used its fonts without permission. The suit could be worth $13.2 million.
Fonts are pieces of software that need to be licensed, and font piracy is one of the lesser known forms of intellectual property infringement.
Chinas Founder Electronics is suing WoW publisher Blizzard Entertainment in a Bejing court over its alleged use of its fonts in the game. The company said that five Chinese language fonts were used in the Chinese version of the game, which was launched in 2005.
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