CD Projekt RED Explains 'Cyberpunk' Trademark

CD Projekt RED has come forward to explain its decision to register the trademark for “Cyberpunk” as the studio prepares for the launch of its ambitious new role-playing game, Cyberpunk 2077.

“We wish to protect our hard work and we don’t plan on using the trademark offensively,” CD Projekt RED said in a post on its official Twitter account. According to the studio, the trademark was registered as “a self-defense measure only.”

The studio went on to note that Cyberpunk 2077 is “a massive project” that they’ve “already invested a lot of hard work and resources into.” As such, CD Projekt RED decided to file a trademark to make sure they “will be the only entity that can use its exact name and naming scheme.”

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Source: IGN