This comes a fortnight after the company filed trade marks for the terms ‘Dragons Of Tarkir’ and ‘Khans Of Tarkir’, and hints at new developments for the popular trading card game Magic: The Gathering.
The ‘Magic Origins’ trade mark was filed on March 4 by the US headquarters of Wizards of the Coast and a Sydney-based legal representative, Baker & McKenzie.
Classes covered by the trade mark application include computers, video games, toys and entertainment. Specifically, those classes are:
Class 9: Apparatus for recording, transmission or reproduction of sound or images; computers; compact discs, DVDs and other digital recording media; computer hardware; computer software; application software; video game software, video game programs, video game cartridges; printed publications in electronically readable form
Class 28: Toys, games and playthings
Class 41: Education; providing of training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities; publication of books, magazines and journals; publication of electronic books and journals online; publication of multimedia material online; providing online electronic publications (not downloadable); organisation of competitions
The application remains at the early status of ‘Filed – Approved’, meaning it has not been seen by an IP examiner yet.
Wizards of the Coast also publishes Dungeons & Dragons and other gaming products.
Click to view a screenshot of Wizard of the Coast’s trade mark application of ‘Magic Origins’.