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The creator of Candy Crush Saga has filed a request for abandonment with the US Patent and Trademark Office over its attempt to trademark the word “candy”.
If you want to make a game about sugary treats, Casino Slots you can breathe a deep sigh of relief that mobile developer King.com won’t be coming after you (at least in the US): a that has surfaced with the USPTO has revealed that King.com will no longer be seeking a trademark on the word “candy”.
Instead, the developer will remain content with its trademark on the name “Candy Crusher” and the trademark it currently holds on “candy” in the EU.
The move comes after King.com was treated to a scathing round of criticism for a series of moves that the International Game Developers Association (IDGA) following King.