Can I name my game an already taken name?

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Can I name my game an already taken name?

Postby bazza » Fri Apr 12, 2024 7:15 am

I came up with a game idea nearly two years ago and thought of a nice name for it. When I googled it, no one had used the name for anything. Now that I google it again, someone has released their first game on Steam with the same name 6 months ago. Can I still use the name for my game, since I came up with it so much earlier and there is no affiliation whatsoever?
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Re: Can I name my game an already taken name?

Postby Ricardo2020 » Fri Apr 12, 2024 4:41 pm

Unless you copyrighted your label before them, it is open season for whoever gets there first. If their label is copyrighted, then the answer is "no".
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