Tag Archives: J. R. R. Tolkien
- Tolkien estate resolves Lord of the Rings slots lawsuit
July 4, 2017
The estate of legendary fantasy author J.R.R. Tolkien has settled its lawsuit with film studio Warner Bros. over what the estate claims was the unauthorized licensing of its intellectual property for gambling purposes. In 2012, the Tolkien estate, along with publisher Harper Collins, sued Warner Bros. for the unauthorized use...
- Warner Bros & Tolkien Estate Battle Over Middle Earth
March 19, 2013
You can make your own mind up, but it’s pretty clear that the estate of J.R.R.Tolkien, and publisher HarperCollins, believe they are supporters of the Fellowship of the Ring, and Warner Bros. Studios have been cast in the role of Sauron and his army of Orcs. The Battle for control...
- Microgaming’s Branded Gamble
December 4, 2012
It wasn't until late last month that the news broke that the estate of J.R.R Tolkien, in conjunction with Harper Collins, was suing Warner Bros. for the licensing of the Lord of the Rings rights to Microgaming. The original deal lead to the creation of The Lord of the Rings:...
Playtech scrapping Marvel superhero content as of April 1
March 26, 2017