Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Real Counterfeits of Virtual Swords

Square Enix, the company behind the Final Fantasy computer games, movies and other media has a novel intellectual property issue. Someone is importing copies of its swords. Keep in mind that prior to being knocked off, these swords existed only as virtual swords to be wielded in video games.

According to this article, Square Enix has sued four retailers and is working with Customs and Border Protection to seize imports.

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