VILI THE WARRIOR EA TOOK ADVANTAGE OF ME!!!


Vili the Warrior, a mascot for the University of Hawaii, has sued EA for $75,000. He claims that EA used his character without permission on NCAA Football '06.

Lawsuits such as this one are common (although we doubt EA has previously been sued by a half naked guy covered in war paint).  Earlier this month,Sony won the first stage of a lawsuit involving Sony's use of an ice cream truck in Twisted Metal (see our coverage here ). The risk of a lawsuit makes copyright and trade-mark clearances an extremely important part of game development and production. 

Vili Coverage at  http://www.shorl.com/hipruhedamepra

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