Nintendo Switch
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Donkey Kong is not the one factor Nintendo has filed a trademark for not too long ago. As noticed on ResetEra, the Japanese firm not too long ago utilized for to trademark ‘NSW’ in Europe. VGC factors out how that is generally used because the abbreviation for Change.

Whereas there’s some hypothesis from followers it could possibly be a brand new method to Change advertising and even a brand new system, the extra probably state of affairs right here is Nintendo is just aiming to guard its IP – permitting it to take authorized motion in opposition to merchandise probably utilizing the ‘NSW’ (as a substitute of ‘Change’) which might be unauthorised.

Nintendo NSW Trademark Application
Picture: through European Union Mental Property Workplace

As talked about, Nintendo final week Nintendo filed a “new” trademark for the Donkey Kong collection. This was a bit completely different – with an replace making point out of “downloadable applications for transportable and digital consoles”. You possibly can learn extra beneath:

What do you assume Nintendo may be planning for the phrase ‘NSW’? Assume it could possibly be for one thing else? Depart your personal ideas down within the feedback.

[source resetera.com, via videogameschronicle.com]