Bethesda files Fallout movie and TV show trademarks

Applications for multimedia projects submitted on February 5

Bethesda has filed trademark applications for "an on-going television program" and "motion picture films" based around the Fallout IP.

Fallout 3 was a runaway success for Bethesda, shipping 4.7 million units within a month of its release date, representing retail sales worth more than USD 300 million.

The company recently said it intends to block Interplay's attempts to create an MMO around the franchise, potentially resorting to legal action. has contacted Bethesda Softworks for comment.

Related stories

BattleCry Studios becomes third Bethesda Game Studios office

Development capacity expanded at Fallout and Elder Scrolls developer

By Christopher Dring

Metacritic ranks Bethesda as top-rated big publisher of 2017

Nicalis takes top-spot for best mid-sized publisher while EA comes in at fifth place after it "fell precipitously" last year

By Haydn Taylor

Latest comments

Sign in to contribute

Need an account? Register now.