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Ubisoft Seeks Injunction on Splinter Cell Developers

It has been revealed that lawyers working on behalf of publisher Ubisoft have applied for an injunction to prevent key staff from their Splinter Cell franchise fro...

David Jenkins

September 30, 2003

1 Min Read

It has been revealed that lawyers working on behalf of publisher Ubisoft have applied for an injunction to prevent key staff from their Splinter Cell franchise from taking new jobs with Electronic Arts. Ubisoft lawyers claim any such move would break a clause in the developers’ contracts, even though they left the company in July. The developers all worked at the company’s Montreal offices and since Electronic Arts and other companies also set-up their own studios nearby there has been a steady stream of employees leaving the Ubisoft studio for work elsewhere.

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David Jenkins ([email protected]) is a freelance writer and journalist working in the UK. As well as being a regular news contributor to Gamasutra.com, he also writes for newsstand magazines Cube, Games TM and Edge, in addition to working for companies including BBC Worldwide, Disney, Amazon and Telewest.

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