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ZeniMax files trademark for Dragonborn


In April, ZeniMax Media filed a trademark application for the dragonborn shout “Fus Ro Dah”.

Now, the company has filed another trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, this time for “Dragonborn”, an individual who has been born with the blood and soul of a Dragon, but the body of a mortal.

On May 15, 2012, ZeniMax Media submitted the application (Serial Number: 85626061).

The goods and services within the filing cover, “Computer game software for use with computers and video game consoles; downloadable computer game software offered via the internet and wireless devices”.

At the beginning of the month, Bethesda announced the first Skyrim DLC, called Dawnguard, would be coming to the Xbox 360 this summer.

It’s unknown whether the company’s latest filing will be for a subsequent Skyrim DLC or rather a defensive measure to protect its Dragon-born intellectual property.

Just this week, the creator of the Dragon Shout app received a copyright infringement notice from ZeniMax.

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