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10-12-2011 @ 7:16PM
Trademarking "The Syndicate"? Seriously, that's such a generic name.
10-12-2011 @ 7:23PM
Trademarking "Syndicate"? Bad move. The fine men of La Cosa Nostra like that name too. Methinks a few horses heads may be found in the beds of whatever idiots came up with that idea.
10-12-2011 @ 7:26PM
Generic translates to bad?
10-12-2011 @ 7:34PM
It's true, though. When I worked at Blizzard, "The Syndicate" was one of the few names on our list of copyright-holder-requested disallowed names.
10-12-2011 @ 7:38PM
My post wasn't meant as a jab at their name. I just thought "The Syndicate" sounded too generic to trademark.
10-12-2011 @ 7:50PM
There might be a few fellas in Chicago who wanna piece a dat action. If you know what I'm sayin'.
10-12-2011 @ 7:53PM
My bad, I was thinking of "The Outfit".
10-12-2011 @ 8:33PM
@Phredreeke Sorry, I incorrectly interpreted your point :/
10-12-2011 @ 10:55PM
I'm sure EA, current holder of Bullfrog's properties, would also have a few words about someone trademarking a name that will grace the third iteration of a game which will release next year.
10-13-2011 @ 7:05AM
I was skeptical too, but take a look.http://tess2.uspto.gov/bin/showfield?f=doc&state=4004:d4rbdn.2.3What a bunch of douchebags.
10-13-2011 @ 7:09AM
@Sam man that is awesome. I was just thinking about that game. For some insane reason that is one of the best games i've ever played. Even 10 or 20 years later I still remember it in vivid detail. Best part? Blowing up buildings.
10-13-2011 @ 9:23PM
Trademarking "Windows"? Seriously, that's such a generic name.Nuff said... ;-)
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