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ZeniMax threatens legal action against creator of

It seems that just about everybody is getting into legal trouble these days.

Take this sweet indie app for instance: “Dragon Shout” is just a harmless little map app that acts as a companion to gamers playing The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

The problem? ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Skyrim-developer Bethesda, doesn’t care for this app too much. So much so that they sent out a copyright infringement notice to the creator of “Dragon Shout.”

Touch Arcade has had direct correspondence with the “Dragon Shout” developer, who they refer to as only Blalock. Not only has Blalock not yet received an official cease and desist notice, but he doesn’t even know what he is supposedly infringing upon.

He told Touch Arcade “I did my best to ensure the app was not violating anything. I looked up US trademarks and copyrights for ‘Dragon Shout’ and at the time there wasn’t any. I had the map hand drawn. I intentionally didn’t use any graphics or wording that would possibly be owned by Bethesda. So, I’m still not sure what they say the app violates.”

This isn’t the first time ZeniMax has been quick to whip out the lawyers — you might remember when the conglomerate sued Minecraft developer Mojang over use of the word “scrolls” last year.

“Dragon Shout” is actually a cool app for those who need some help keeping track of their Skyrim business. Be sure to grab it while it’s available, because it might not be for much longer.