It appears that Mojang has been asked by Bethesda - developer of the Elder Scrolls series of games, among others - to cease usage of the word "Scrolls" for an upcoming Mojang project.
Notch commented on the letter, clarifying that "[Bethesda claims] "Scrolls" infringes on their trademark and everyone will confuse it with Skyrim." Bethesda went on to say that Scrolls could be confused with similar titles they have developed, comparing their "Scrolls" series to overarching brands like Mario or Warcraft.
The mix-up stems from Mojang's up-and-coming project, "Scrolls", which is a mix of real-world collectible cards and a video board game. Similar to a chess board, this game integrates similar elements from CCG-style games (like M:tG) to keep game-play dynamic and interesting. The main focus of Scrolls will be multi-player oriented, but there will likely be a single-player option as well.
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Amazing, 3 mil and not even out of beta. That's better than some 'finished' games like ... Elder Scrolls! Seriously, this is like when apple claimed the make of the 'pod' was infringing upon their status. I would never, in the store, confuse a game named 'scrolls' with any Elder Scrolls brand. Of course, it might be because I'm not a total idiot and can read the entire package. Heck I could probably discern from the artwork on the box it was unrelated.