WinZo, a regional gaming platform in India, is taking rival rival gaming platform Mobile Premier League (MPL) to court. Winzo Gaming Unicorn has filed a case in the Delhi High Court MPL Alleged copyright infringement. In a statement, Winzo said the matter is now listed for next July 4 activities.
Winzo claims that MPL has copied its patented game ‘World War’. The lawsuit alleges that the MPL’s game followed a similar format World War II. Winzo added that the MPL had completely removed the format from their platform on March 28 after bringing it to their attention. However, in full vault face, MPL resumed on April 2, using a completely identical format with the distinctive features used by WinZo. This time, the MPL changed the name of their tournament to ‘Team Clash’. , But notifications / pop-ups sent by users still use ‘World War’.
If WinZo sends a legal notice to MPL and refuses to close the MPL and refrain from downloading the format, WinZo is obliged to file a lawsuit to prevent MPL from continuing to use the format due to copyright infringement, passing off and unfair competition. Is. .
After a brief hearing on the matter, the MPL’s counsel stated that the MPL had stopped using Mark World War I and was willing to make a promise that Mark would not be used in the World War II game / offer. Regarding other allegations made by WinZo, the MPL’s council issued a statement saying that the MPL would try to resolve the issue through discussions with WinZo.
The matter has now been listed for the next activities on July 4.
Winzo says the game, which launched in April 2020, currently has about 80 million registered users. The company has applied for a patent for the invention, a copyright registration relating to the expression of the format and a trademark for ‘World War’.