20 Dec

Mattel defeated in ‘Scramble With Friends’ dispute

In JW Spear & Sons Ltd v Zynga Inc ([2013] EWHC 3348 (Ch)) the Chancery Division of the High Court of England and Wales found that Zynga Inc’s use of the words ‘Scramble With Friends’ for a mobile app game did not infringe Mattel’s SCRABBLE marks.