I wrote earlier this month about the Legal Battle Brewing Over DOTA, a popular free to play Warcraft 3 mod which Valve is now planning to revamp and release commercially. I said in that post that I think the fact that the DOTA IP is split across multiple developers means that we will see legal… Continue reading Blizzard to contest Valve’s DOTA trademark application?
UPDATE: Now Blizzard have begun to get involved a little more actively in the DOTA matter, which raises the stakes on the trademark front – see more from me on that here. So, Valve announced DOTA 2 yesterday. This is of course a sequel (of sorts) to the wildly popular Warcraft III custom map, Defense of the… Continue reading Opinion: the legal fight brewing over DOTA 2