The MONOPOLY name and logo, the distinctive design of the gameboard, the four corner squares, the MR. MONOPOLY name and character, as well as each of the distinctive elements of the board and playing pieces are trademarks of Hasbro for its property trading game and game equipment. © 1935, 2016 Hasbro. All rights reserved.

The LANDLORD’S GAME is a registered trademark of Thomas Forsyth in the United States.

The Monopolist is not affiliated with either Hasbro or Thomas Forsyth.

There is also a book called The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World’s Favorite Board Game by Mary Pilon, published in 2015. While we are one of the sources Ms. Pilon used for her book, there is no connection between her book and this blog.