Fortnite developer sued by Creators of dance moves

News   •   Jan 03, 2019 08:51 +08

A rapper named 2Milly is claiming the video game Fortnite is copying his signature dance move and selling it, and he is suing the game’s developer Epic Games. In the lawsuit, 2Milly claims Epic Games is using his “Milly Rock” dance move and profiting from it by turning it into an in-game Emote called “Swipe It”. Emotes are dances that players can use in the game to express themselves.

Instagram comedian unwittingly becomes model in diet patch ad

News   •   Dec 21, 2018 08:35 +08

Australian comedian, Celeste Barber, known for parodying photos of celebrities on Instagram, was notified by a fan that her photos are being used on the shopping website Wish. On the page, her photos are being used as a ‘before’ picture to sell weight loss patches.

A floating box on stage is not an original idea

News   •   Dec 19, 2018 08:52 +08

​Kanye West is being accused of stealing ideas, again. But this time the accuser might not be so correct in her assumption that her idea is original.

Terry Rozier air balls with theft of Scream mask image

News   •   Dec 17, 2018 08:45 +08

​NBA star Terry Rozier has been accused of stealing the design of a mask from a movie and using it in his merchandise. Rozier, who plays for the Boston Celtics and is also known as “Scary Terry”, has been selling shirts and sweatshirts that feature his nickname and the image of the infamous mask from the 1996 movie Scream.

Evil triumphs as The Satanic Temple wins Netflix settlement

News   •   Dec 13, 2018 09:42 +08

​Netflix and Warner Bros have amicably settled the lawsuit with The Satanic Temple over the unauthorised use of a Baphomet statue in the Netflix series, "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina".

You get a ...lawsuit! - Oprah Winfrey network shows sued

News   •   Dec 11, 2018 09:39 +08

Actress Amber Brenner has filed a federal lawsuit and cited Oprah’s OWN network, along with screenwriters and producers Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil, as the defendants.

Can a national greeting be stolen?

Blog posts   •   Oct 02, 2018 17:38 +08

The fight over Mandela's R2.1billion smile

Blog posts   •   Mar 02, 2018 09:15 +08

South African's Government Communication Information System (GCIS) has been accused of misappropriating a famous photograph of Nelson Mandela. It shows yet again to PitchMark your work to stop such issues from arising.

App designer accuses MTR: Please stand back from the ideas

Blog posts   •   Sep 15, 2017 08:50 +08

Hong Kong's MTR refutes allegations by an app designer that it stole their ideas. Promised to call them to clear things up.

Bagging a tea slogan lands agency in hot water

News   •   Mar 23, 2017 08:37 +08

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