New Devil May Cry Game?

Capcom, Inc. filed for a U.S. federal trademark application on Monday, September 13, 2010 to protect “DMC”. The trademark was filed under the category of 09 Electrical and Scientific Apparatus. Devil May Cry

The trademark description reads: “Computer game software; Computer games in the form of cartridges, cassettes, discs or tapes; Video game cartridges; Video game machines for use with television receivers; Downloadable game software; Downloadable computer games; Downloadable game program for playing on mobile phones; Downloadable game software for playing on mobile phones; Screen saver software and wallpaper software; Downloadable screen saver software and wallpaper software for mobile phones; Downloadable graphics and music via a global computer network; Downloadable graphics, music and ring tones for mobile phones”.

Speculations have arisen, that Capcom decided to trademark the acronym, to better protect them from similar names such as “Run DMC” “Detroit Medical Center” “DMC Creative World“, etc…

In other game-related trademark news…

Oblivion is Educating and Entertaining!
Oblivion is Educating and Entertaining!

On August 12, 2010, ZeniMax Media, Inc. filed to protect “OBLIVION” under the category of Education and Entertainment. The goods & services provided describes “Motion picture film production; entertainment services, namely, providing motion picture theatrical films in the field of fantasy games”.

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