Edmund Probert discusses NY Times’ acquisition of Wordle with PC Pro

Edmund Probert
14 March 2022

The lockdown word game phenomenon Wordle was bought by the New York Times for a reported £3 million in January.

Our intellectual property partner Edmund Probert discusses the IP aspects of the acquisition with leading computing magazine PC Pro.

Edmund discusses how the JavaScript used to create the game is protected by Copyright and why there are issues around its protection by patent and trade mark.

The article is available for subscribers here.

Edmund Probert
Partner – Commercial Law, IT Contracts & Intellectual Property
Edmund Probert is a Partner Solicitor at Spencer West. He specialises in Commercial Law, IT Contracts, Intellectual Property, Outsourcing and technology contracts.