Bethesda Buys Interplay's 'Fallout' Rights, Ends IP Suit

Law360, New York (January 10, 2012, 1:17 PM ET) -- Interplay Entertainment Corp., original developer of the “Fallout” line of video games, on Monday forfeited its rights to continue work on the series — resolving a trademark dispute with former business partner Bethesda Softworks LLC.

Interplay agreed to accept $2 million in exchange for relinquishing its rights to the “Fallout” series to Bethesda, which had accused Interplay of failing to honor a 2007 agreement by which Interplay was to develop a mass-scale online video game for Bethesda.

According to the terms of the agreement, Interplay will...
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Case Title

Bethesda Softworks LLC v. Interplay Entertainment Corporation


Case Number

8:09-cv-02357

Court

Maryland

Nature of Suit

Trademark

Judge

Deborah K. Chasanow

Date Filed

September 8, 2009

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