On October 6, 2009, American video game developer Zynga filed to protect the trademark FishVille in relation to “computer game software, video games, online games, and game related applications; interactive video game programs; electronic games and game related applications that may be accessed via the internet, computers and wireless devices; computer software to enable uploading, posting, showing, displaying, tagging, blogging, sharing or otherwise providing electronic media or information regarding the fields of virtual communities, electronic gaming, entertainment, and general interest via the Internet or other communications networks with third parties” as well as “entertainment services, namely, providing computer games, enhancements for computer games, game applications, reviews of computer games, and information relating to computer games; providing an Internet website portal in the field of computer games, gaming and social networking; Entertainment services, namely, providing social games and information regarding social networking via the Internet”.
Zynga is the creator of the wildly-popular Facebook game FarmVille.
Mork suspects FishVille will be Zynga’s version of , or something like that. Because, you know…that’s how Zynga rolls.
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