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Description: Lots of people love to play Wordle – the daily game featured by the New York Times. And because of the game’s popularity, as might be expected imitators have flocked in on the action. But now the Times is fighting back with take-down notices to the duplicators. The Times is seeing the imitators as violating its trademarks and copyrights.

Date:  March 12, 2024



Discussion points:

1) Do you or any of your classmates play Wordle?

2) If you were an employee at one of the publishers of the look-alikes, what strategy would you advise your management to adopt in face of the take-down notices?

3) Pages 8-29&30 of Wiley’s Understanding Financial Accounting discusse both trademarks and copyrights. What are the difference between these two types of intangible assets?

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