All publications for 22.09.2020
Supercell must pay $8.5 million for infringing Gree’s patents
A federal jury in Marshall, Texas, ruled that Supercell’s titles like Clash of Clans, Clash Royale and Brawl Stars infringe four patents held in the US by Japanese studio Gree. Supercell will now have to pay $8.5 million in royalties to Gree.
Voodo wins court case against studio and publisher copying mechanics of Woodturning
Hyper-casual giant Voodoo has won a court case against Istanbul-based publisher Rollic Games, which is owned by Zynga, and developer Hero Games. According to Voodoo’s claims, Hero Games copied key elements of Voodoo’s hit Woodturning.
Trump approves US TikTok deal
A new twist in the TikTok drama. President Donald Trump has approved a deal between China’s ByteDance and US companies Oracle and Walmart. Following the deal, the owners of the app will set up a company called TikTok Global headquartered in the United States, which is tentatively estimated at $20-50 billion.