The unusual lawsuit involving Miss Cleo and ‘GTA’: A lawyer’s view

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Grand Theft Auto-maker Rockstar Games is no stranger to courtroom battles, but the studio’s latest legal challenge is unusual.

A newly filed lawsuit alleges that a character from Grand Theft Auto: Vice City infringes on copyrights protecting Miss Cleo, a TV psychic who was a staple of ’90s pop culture. The filing itself isn’t odd, but the timing certainly is: Vice City originally released in 2002; the most recent re-release, for FireOS, was in 2013.

At best, this is happening four years too late. Or so it seems, at any rate. Read more…

More about Entertainment, Gaming, Lawsuit, Rockstar Games, and Grand Theft Auto

from Mashable http://mashable.com/2017/08/07/gta-vice-city-miss-cleo-lawsuit-explained/
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from Blogger http://thewarringtonnews.blogspot.com/2017/08/the-unusual-lawsuit-involving-miss-cleo.html
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