Manchester United is suing the makers of the “Football Manager” video game series for infringing their trademarks using the club’s name. The English Premier League side has taken legal action against the developers of the popular football management simulation for replacing the club’s logo with a simple red and white striped version. United claims that it “deprives the registered owner of his right to obtain a club crest license.”
Sega Publication and Game interactive He stated that he has been legitimately using the club’s name in a football context since 1992, in “Football Manager” and its predecessor, “Championship Manager”.
Data Analytics and Talent Scouts working for United asked to contact S.I. soccer Manager Database for research purposes according to gaming companies. He said that being unable to refer to the United Nations could lead to an unfair restriction on the right to freedom of expression.
At an initial remote hearing on Friday, joint barrister Simon Malinikaj said that the money clubs make from licensing their names and the logo was very important.
“Consumers expect to see club crest next to name Manchester united… And this is such an amount of failure to misuse, ”Malinis said.
Malaga said that Sega and SI have used “downloadable” downloadable patches that contain replica trademarks that are supplied by third parties.