Riot Games Says Apps Infringing League Of Legends Brand

By Kat Greene (July 7, 2017, 4:25 PM EDT) -- Riot Games Inc. accused a Chinese mobile game maker of copying its League of Legends format to make a game for phones that's confusingly similar to the California company's popular hero game, according to a suit filed Thursday.

Shanghai Moonton Technologies Co. has created a series of mobile games that are barely disguised copies of Riot's work, mimicking details so closely that even the individual characters and the logos look similar to League of Legends, according to the complaint in California federal court.

Worse, Riot said, each time Riot catches Moonton with a knockoff game and alerts the Chinese company and...

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