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MMORPG | Setting:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 03/01/11)  | Pub:Trion Worlds
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Palladium Books Sues Trion Worlds

Posted by Michael Bitton on May 12, 2010  | Comments

Palladium Books Sues Trion Worlds - Rift - MMORPG.com

Massively is reporting that Palladium Books is suing Trion Worlds over the use of the "Rift" title in their upcoming fantasy MMORPG Rift: Planes of Telara, the lawsuit  cites trademark infringement due to the game's similar title and concepts also found in Palladium's popular and venerable "Rifts" pen-and-paper RPG.

The basic details of the case can be reviewed here.

[Thanks Cecropia for the tip!]

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Michael Bitton / Michael Bitton / Michael began his career at the WarCry Network in 2005 as the site manager for several different WarCry fansite portals. In 2008, Michael worked for the startup magazine Massive Gamer as a columnist and online news editor. In June of 2009, Michael joined MMORPG.com as the site's Community Manager. Follow him on Twitter @eMikeB