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What happens when a game with virtual goods closes?

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This is a post by Jas and Jonny Mayner. 

As reported last week (see here and here) casual game developer ZipZapPlay (owned by PopCap since April 2011) will be putting up the “Shop Closed” sign at Baking Life on 31st January 2012. The Facebook game reportedly once attracted 6.7 million users per month, but at present only around 760,000 users are rolling their virtual dough each month. 

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This is a post from Jonny Mayner with additional input from Jas Purewal.  The Star Wars’ theme to the post is the fault/genius of Jonny (depending on how you feel about Star Wars, ofc).

This is a quick post looking back on some high profile IP cases in the UK on which we saw rulings in the first half of this year.  Read on for a brief round-up of what the cases were about and how they’re relevant to games and tech. (more…)