Tag Archives: lawsuits

Nintendo prevails again in Wii Remote patent lawsuit

Nintendo has won yet another patent battle over its Wii Remote technology, the company has announced. Earlier this month, a federal appeals court upheld the ruling that a patent asserted against Nintendo by Triton Tech of Texas is invalid. The suit was originally filed by TToT in 2010, and later …

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Former Halo composer sues Bungie for unpaid benefits – report

Halo and Destiny composer Marty O’Donnel is reportedly suing Bungie for unpaid benefits, such as unpaid vacation time and personal days. Venture Beat reports O’Donnel’s suit was filed on May 1st, accusing both Bungie and its chief executive Harold Ryan of violating the company’s agreement to pay employees for "unused …

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Zenimax takes Oculus to court over trade secrets, copyright infringement

Zenimax is taking its grievances with Oculus VR to the courts, reaffirming its previous claim that it wasn’t compensated for trade secrets handed to Oculus following the departure of John Carmack. The suit was filed in federal court in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, alleging …

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Former Mob Wives star sues Rockstar for $40m

Mob Wives personality Karen Gravano is suing Rockstar to the tune of $40m, alleging the studio used her likeness and personal history in Grand Theft Auto V. New York Daily News reports Gravano’s suit claims Rockstar used the former reality show star’s likeness and story for the character Antonia Bottino …

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UPDATE: Unpaid intern receives payment following suit against Sony

Sony has settled in a lawsuit brought against the company by former intern Chris Jarvis. The Independent reports Jarvis will receive 4,600 for his services with Sony, after reporting the firm to the British customs authority. Jarvis was hired by SCE Cambridge in 2012 to perform unpaid intern duties; only …

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Activision Blizzard sued by shareholder over Vivendi buyback

Todd Miller, an Activison Blizzard shareholder, has filed a lawsuit over Activision’s recent purchase of Vivendi’s majority stake in the firm. GamePolitics reports Miller filed the suit against Activision, CEO Bobby Kottick, and the rest of the company’s board of directors for a breach of fiduciary duties, waste of corporate …

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Apple and Amazon settle lawsuit over rights to ‘App Store’

Apple and Amazon have settled a lawsuit over the rights to the term ‘app store’ for use in the companies’ respective distribution platforms. Reuters reports a US district judge dismissed the case earlier this week at both firms’ request. A trial previously was scheduled to start on August 19th. Apple …

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