Hasbro Sues Maker Of Facebook Game Scrabulous

July 25, 2008

Hasbro has filed a lawsuit against the founders of Scrabulous, a clone of Scrabble which is a highly popular game on Facebook...Boston (ChattahBox) – Hasbro has filed a lawsuit against the founders of Scrabulous, a clone of Scrabble which is a highly popular game on Facebook.

Hasbro owns the rights to Scrabble in North America, and has finally acted against the clone.

Facebook users in Canada and the U.S. were greeted with a launch of an official Scrabble game recently, which was followed by this lawsuit.

Hasbro stated in the lawsuit, filed in the Southern District of New York, that Scrabulous violates its copyright and trademarks, and wants Facebook to get rid of the application.

Hasbro filed the suit against the creators of the game, Rajat Agarwall and Jayant Agarwalla.

Mattel owns the rights to Scrabble outside the U.S., and may launch a similar offensive against the game.


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