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Sunday April 09, 2017

The Witcher Dev Defends "Cyberpunk" Trademark Following Controversy

CD Projekt Red is facing criticism for trademarking the word "Cyberpunk" in Europe but insists that it had to be done in order to protect their upcoming game franchise. The company already has the trademark in the US, so I am not sure what the fuss is about. People can continue using the word without fear of getting sued, so long as it doesn’t have a connection with their Cyberpunk games.

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آ…CD Projekt Red has explained the move, claiming, "We want to protect our hard work and we don't plan on using the trademark offensively--it's a self-defence measure only. "Cyberpunk 2077 آ… is a massive project and we've already invested a lot of hard work and resources into making it the best game we can," the developer continued. "We have to make sure we are the only entity that can use its exact name and naming scheme. "Should we ever create a sequel, there's a possibility of someone telling us we can't name it, say, 'Cyberpunk 2078' or 'Cyberpunk 2.'

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