Mattel's 'Scrabble' Tile Mark Falls Under UK Court Scrutiny

Law360, New York (November 29, 2012, 4:46 PM EST) -- App maker Zynga Inc. managed to shake claims that one of its digital games infringed a trademark associated with Mattel Inc.'s "Scrabble" board game on Wednesday, when a U.K. court found Mattel's "Scrabble" tile mark too vague.

The High Court of England and Wales granted the San Francisco-based social game developer summary judgment on one of the four trademarks Mattel asserted against it, ruling that a trademark associated with the three-dimensional tiles used in the board game was too broadly defined to meet U.K. trademark requirements....
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