'Candy Crush' Maker Accuses Rival Of Cloning Its Games

Law360, New York (August 28, 2013, 6:37 PM ET) -- Facebook game developer King.com Ltd., creator of the popular “Candy Crush Saga,” launched a suit in California federal court Tuesday accusing rival 6 Waves LLC of infringing its copyright on two online games.

According to the complaint, 6 Waves substantially copied from King's “Pet Rescue Saga” and “Farm Heroes Saga” in making its “Treasure Epic” and “Farm Epic” games.

“Rather than make its own creative investment, 6 Waves is free-riding on King's by blatantly cloning two of its most popular games — 'Pet Rescue Saga' and...
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