What Happened to Scrabulous on Facebook (Hint: Has to Do With Violating Scrabble Board Game’s Trademarks and Copyrights).

2022-05-10T13:41:18-04:00January 21, 2010|Business Disputes, Copyrights & Trademarks, Small Business Articles|

Online games are protected by copyright and trademark laws. Back in 2007, Jayant and Rajat Agarwalla created Scrabulous, the online Scrabble knockoff that became a smash on Facebook. When Hasbro, which owns the North American rights to Scrabble, filed suit for intellectual property infringement, the brothers removed the game from Facebook after the social network received a takedown notice from Hasbro’s lawyers [...]

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