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Activision Blizzard has announced that the United States District Court, Central District of California, has invalidated all patents claims made by McRO Inc., which conducts its business as a production and effects company called Planet Blue. The claims sought financial restitution against Activ...

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A Boston court ruled in Blizzard's favor last week against a lawsuit brought on by Worlds Inc. (aka Worlds.com) that claimed the studio infringed on four patents that Worlds Inc. made in the mid-1990s. This ruling is the latest development in a case that spans back to 2012, when Worlds Inc. file...

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Activision Blizzard has won a victory over Worlds Inc, which has been leveraging its patents on basic virtual world principles -- like the ability to chat with other users in a virtual environment -- to sue MMO companies like Blizzard and Second Life makers Linden Labs. Patent trolling can be big b...

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Late last year, Treehouse Avatar Technologies filed a still-pending lawsuit against Turbine for copyright infringement claims surrounding the use of "character-enabled" and "character-attribute data linked with one or more character data." Well, they're back and claiming patent infringement on t...

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As you are probably already well aware, virtual environment business Worlds.com is currently engaging in a legal action against MMOG developer/operator NCsoft for patent infringment, based on a patent that more or less covers almost every client-server based multiplayer game and virtual environment ...

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As we announced and analyzed earlier in the week, NCsoft is being sued by Worlds.com for patent infringement on recently granted patent 7,181,690 -- the system and method for enabling users to interact in a virtual space. An NCsoft representative recently spoke with the Korea Times, saying that the ...

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