Tattoo Artist Says THQ Used Copyrighted Ink In UFC Games

Law360, New York (November 20, 2012, 3:32 PM EST) -- A tattoo artist on Friday went after THQ Inc. in Arizona, accusing the video game developer of infringing the copyright for a tattoo he applied to Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Carlos Condit by using an image of the inked athlete in its video games.

Christopher Escobedo, who says he designed and placed a large tattoo of a lion on Condit's right ribcage, alleges THQ infringed his copyright for the image by including Condit as as a playable character in two of its titles — with the...
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Case Title

Escobedo v. THQ Incorporated


Case Number

2:12-cv-02470

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Arizona

Nature of Suit

Property Rights: Copyright

Judge

James A Teilborg

Date Filed

November 16, 2012

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