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Chicago, 2/17/2022

Patterson Leads Sale of Wordle to New York Times

Patterson Leads Sale of Wordle to New York Times

Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP congratulates its client Josh Wardle on his recent sale of the viral game Wordle to the New York Times.

Partner Bill Patterson led the legal effort along with assistance from Jeff Becker and Brentyn Baccega.

“This transaction really highlights the breadth of our practice supporting creators and innovators in protecting their rights” Bill Patterson said. “We are extremely excited in the immense growth of our clients’ gaming and e-sports business over the past two years. Protecting the intellectual property of video games and gamers is a rapid area of growth here at the firm,” added Entertainment and Media Law Practice Group Chair Jeff Becker.

Bill reports that his current streak is up to 24 games.

You can read more on Bill’s strategy here.

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