Thursday, November 22, 2012

Opus Dei Sues Game Maker In Denmark For Trademark Infringement

AP reported yesterday that in Denmark, the Catholic organization Opus Dei is suing the Danish company Dema Games for trademark infringement.  The company is selling a philosophy-themed strategy-based card game called "Opus Dei. Existence After Religion." The lawsuit demands damages equivalent to $51,500 (US), cancellation of the company's trademark registration for the game,and closure of the company's website where the game is for sale. Dema Games says that no one can claim exclusive rights to religious concepts.