Take-Two Again Blasts IP Suit Over Tattoo In WWE Game

Law360 (October 24, 2018, 5:55 PM EDT) -- Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. moved Tuesday to shut down a tattoo artist’s suit in Illinois federal court alleging it infringed her copyrights by depicting designs she inked on wrestler Randy Orton in its WWE 2K video games, saying her “vague, conclusory allegations fall short.”

Catherine Alexander filed the suit in April, claiming World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., Take-Two and several other defendants depicted the original tribal, dove, rose and skull designs that she inked on Orton without her permission when designing his digital avatar in the popular WWE 2K games.

Take-Two and WWE moved to dismiss the complaint in July. The video game...

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