DMCA Notice

Ghosts 'N Goblins - Demon World [Submitted by CAPCOM U.S.A., INC.]

Date: Nov 19, 2013

Sender
[Private]
CAPCOM U.S.A., INC.
800 CONCAR DR., SUITE 300
SAN MATEO, CA 94402
U.S.A.

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Recipient
Kickstarter, Inc.
155 Rivington St.
New York, NY 10002
USA

Re: Ghosts 'N Goblins - Demon World

Description of copyrighted material: Capcom Co., Ltd.(“Capcom”) is the copyright owner of the “Ghosts ‘N Goblins” video game franchise, which is comprised of, among other things, several video games, and the images, logos, trademarks, text, characters, artwork, scenes, sounds, music and other elements associated with those games (the “Property”). You will see the description of the game franchise at the following official Capcom site: http://www.capcom.com/ugng/. The video game Ghosts ‘N Goblins franchise has been registered with the U.S. Copyright Office (PA0000273499, PA0000415062, PA0001675733). The mark “Ghosts ‘N Goblins” has been registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Registration # 349792). Capcom U.S.A., Inc. (“CUSA”) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Capcom and is authorized by it to act on its behalf in connection with protection of the Property.

Description of infringing material: The project acknowledges its goal is to create an update to the Ghosts ‘N Goblins franchise based upon the characters, stories, music and other copyrightable elements of the Property. Such unauthorized update would clearly violate Capcom’s exclusive rights under copyright law to create derivative works of the Property. It would also violate Capcom’s trademark rights in the Property. The project admits it will need Capcom’s permission to proceed and has not received one. To its knowledge, Capcom has not been contacted by the project.