According to partner Nathan B. Sabri in the Game Informer article “Humvee Makers Sue Activision Over Vehicles In Call Of Duty,” AM General faces a difficult battle in its lawsuit against Activision over the use of Humvees in the video game Call of Duty.
“You’re usually fine to use a real toy or name if it's part of a plot of your movie,” he said. “What I think [AM General is] getting at is, if the Humvees are background use, then AM General doesn’t have a case and I think they know that. What AM General needs to prove is that Call of Duty is being misleading about the source and makes people think it’s sponsored or licensed. It’s a pretty uphill battle, if you ask me.”
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