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To be honest if I had saw that logo without context I would've thought Electronic Arts. EA has put out a number of renditions of the EA logo. So unless it specifically says Energy Armor under it on every single item sold, because some companies put just the acronym sometimes, I would've thought Electronic Arts.

Why? Cause I'm familiar with that brand and never heard of Energy Armor. It is not farfetched for a company to change how their logo is represented. Like Jeez look at the Pepsi Logo, MTV Logo, Coke, and EA has a few logo changes themselves and more. So I think it is possible to confuse the two.

But requesting profits is over stepping it imo. Also the fact that it is two different markets is another issue. But at the same time EA is known for sports games and it wouldn't be farfetched for them to make like madden sports gear or something. EA, Geek Squad, and other non clothing companies do sell apparel.
Edited by matty0610 - 10/5/11 at 4:19am
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Wow, If that come up in one of my EA games i wouldn't be able to tell the difference.
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Wow, If that come up in one of my EA games i wouldn't be able to tell the difference.
That's what I'm saying. Say if EA had published Infamous, or a game where electricity/lightning would be the main focus, a lightning modified version of the logo wouldn't be weird to see.
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meh
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The only thing they have in common is EA. The design of the letters is different and the words "Energy Armor' beneath the logo pretty well destroys any claim EA games should have.

If your name is Ernie Aldman there is no way EA games should have any say on you putting your initials on any work of art/product that you sell. Unless, of course, you copy their logo directly.

Copyright infringement has gone completely out of hand in this country.
Edited by tout - 10/5/11 at 4:41am
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Originally Posted by tout View Post
The only thing they have in common is EA. The design of the letters is different and the words "Energy Armor' beneath the logo pretty well destroys any claim EA games should have.

If your name is Ernie Aldman there is no way EA games should have any say on you putting your initials on any work of art/product that you sell. Unless, of course, you copy their logo directly.

Copyright infringement has gone completely out of hand in this country.
EA isn't saying you can't use the letters EA. That was like when apple tried to patent "i*". What they are saying is the color scheme and the orientation of the logo is similar. Had energy armor not been written under the logo, majority of people would probably automatically say that EA logo = Electronic Arts. Read my previous post. It not such a farfetched idea that people would confuse the two.
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post #17 of 23
Ea would have an easier time suing the National Patent Office for giving a copyright. Never happen.
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This is a pretty pointless suit by EA.
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This is a pretty pointless suit by EA.
They are probably going to win though, they are just too similar.

EA > Crysis > Energy Armour ???

I doubt they'll get everything their way but getting the logo barred from use is probably going to happen.
Edited by Polymerabbit - 10/5/11 at 5:38am
 
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post #20 of 23
Someone please kill EA, and while you're at it, exterminate those greedy bastards at Activision and Ubisoft too, please.
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