Entries in 'courts' (13)

Senator Leland Yee arrested by FBI

Senator Leland Yee arrested by FBI

California State Senator Leland Lee, known for his legislative efforts to restrict minors' access to violent video games, has been arrested by the FBI on charges of bribery and corruption.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2014 at 5:57PM in News
Apple to pay out $32.5m over unintended in-app purchases

Apple to pay out $32.5m over unintended in-app purchases

A Federal Trade Commission complaint has Apple readying a pay out of at least $32.5m to consumers the company billed for unauthorized in-app purchases.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 16th 2014 at 6:35AM in News
Microsoft awarded $15m in Motorola patent case

Microsoft awarded $15m in Motorola patent case

A jury has awarded Microsoft $15m in damages following a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Motorola.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 9th 2013 at 7:59AM in News
Federal judge denies motion to dismiss used games lawsuit against GameStop

Federal judge denies motion to dismiss used games lawsuit against GameStop

A federal judge has denied GameStop's motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit filed against the retail chain.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 11th 2013 at 9:15PM in News

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Nintendo wins appeal in Wiimote patent infringement case

Nintendo wins appeal in Wiimote patent infringement case

Nintendo has prevailed again in its defense of its Wiimote patents against hardware company Motiva’s accusations of infringement.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 14th 2013 at 7:45AM in News
Jury finds Nintendo liable for 3DS tech patent infringement

Jury finds Nintendo liable for 3DS tech patent infringement

A federal jury has found Nintendo guilty of patent infringement relating to the glasses-free stereoscopic 3D tech used in 3DS devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 14th 2013 at 8:25AM in News
Former GameStop vice president sentenced to 51 months in jail

Former GameStop vice president sentenced to 51 months in jail

Former Gamestop vice president Frank Christopher Olivera has been sentenced to 51 months in federal prison for committing fraud.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 13th 2013 at 6:57AM in News
ISPs refuse BPI request to block access to three torrent sharing sites

ISPs refuse BPI request to block access to three torrent sharing sites

A request from the British Phonographic Industry for ISPs to block access to three additonal torrent sharing sites has been rebuffed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2012 at 3:39PM in News

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Former Infinity Ward devs settle with Activision

Former Infinity Ward devs settle with Activision

Former Call of Duty developers Jason West and Vince Zampella have settled their lawsuit with Activision.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 1st 2012 at 5:58AM in News
Former NCAA athletes lawsuit against EA moves forward

Former NCAA athletes lawsuit against EA moves forward

The class action lawsuit filed by former NCAA athletes accusing EA of using their likenesses without providing compensation of any kind will continue on, following denial of the publisher’s request ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 21st 2012 at 7:50PM in News
Infinity Ward versus Activision court date set

Infinity Ward versus Activision court date set

Infinity Ward co-founders and defunct Activision employees Jason West and Vince Zampella will be taking their former publisher to court next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2012 at 8:32AM in News
French courts illegalise console piracy

French courts illegalise console piracy

The Court of Appeal in France has followed the UK’s lead in effectively illegalising the sale of the DS piracy device R4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2011 at 1:50PM in News

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Activision gains control of ModernWarfare3.com

Activision gains control of ModernWarfare3.com

Up until yesterday ModernWarfare3.com was not owned by Activision. Now, however, it is.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2011 at 12:27PM in News