Entries in 'court' (55)
A US judge has denied EA’s dismissal of a court case over player likenesses which could result in a heavy pay-out.
In what could prove to be a very significant move, the High Court has ordered internet service provider BT to block download site Newzbin2.
Trade body UKIE has praised the news that eBay could be accountable for its users selling counterfeit goods.
The American video games industry has today emerged victorious in its six-year battle with Californian authorities.
UK internet service providers BT and TalkTalk have lost their challenge against the Government's Digital Economy Act.
After months of legal action between Sony and PS3 hacker George Hotz, the two have finally reached a settlement.
Electronic Arts has lost its bid to be cleared from a bitter and expensive lawsuit between rival Activision and axed Infinity Ward staff.
While MCV and others lines up to cry foul over Fox News' reactionary coverage of Bulletstorm last month, the boss of EA Games has praised Fox for its editorial ...
The ongoing patent disagreement between PS3 platform holder Sony and Korean electricals manufacturer LG has hit the courts today, revealing the true extent of the debate.
The European Court of Justice has fined Activision Blizzard €1m (£845,000) for raising the price of games.
An ongoing UK court case against 27 individuals accused of illegal file-sharing has been withdrawn by prosecuting lawyer Andrew Crossley after he claimed to have received threats.
A lawsuit has been filed against Rockstar and parent Take-Two for allegedly using a musician’s likeness without his consent.
The makers of popular file-sharing service LimeWire have been forced by a US federal court to shut down its peer-to-peer software.
In what comes across as a somewhat ambitious move, a Brazilian court is seeking an injunction that looks to not only block global sales of GTA IV expansion Episodes from ...
The US Supreme Court will deliver the final verdict in the increasingly feverous storm that is enveloping the US games sector that sees Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger trying to illegalise the ...
Much about the acrimonious split between Infinity Ward founders Jason West and Vince Zampella and publisher Activision remains unknown, but one lawyer has speculated that the inevitable court battle that ...
The already turbulent story of Activision and Infinity Ward has taken another bitter twist with confirmation that ousted IW bosses Jason West and Vince Zampella are to sue the publisher.
Longstanding British studio Codemasters saw in the New Year in a most unfortunate manner as HM Revenue & Customs served an erroneous petition to wind-up the business.
Platform holder Nintendo is to back the appeal of prosecutors who have said they intend to challenge a recent court ruling from a French judge in favour of Flash card ...
In a move that could prove an important milestone in the battle against console modding, the Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Worcestershire-based modchip seller Christopher Gilham.
Nintendo’s infamous £134 million penalty for price-rigging throughout the 1990s has been reduced by some £27 million following an EU court ruling.