Electronic Arts, Zynga drop competing lawsuits

Electronic Arts, Zynga drop competing lawsuits
The video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc and social gaming company Zynga Inc have agreed to dismiss claims against each other in a case involving alleged copyright violations and employee poaching.

Electronic Arts had accused Zynga of copying key elements of its game "The Sims Social" for Zynga's "The Ville."

Zynga then countersued to stop what it called Electronic Arts' improper effort to prevent it from hiring that company's employees.

In a joint filing with the U.S. District Court in San Francisco, lawyers for both companies said all claims and counterclaims are being dismissed with prejudice, meaning they cannot be brought again. Friday's filing did not provide a reason for the dismissal.

The case is Electronic Arts Inc v. Zynga Inc, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, No. 12-04099.

© Thomson Reuters 2013


For the latest tech news and reviews, follow Gadgets 360 on Twitter, Facebook, and Google News. For the latest videos on gadgets and tech, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Transparent mobile phones could be a reality by end of this year
Penta T-Pad WS707C tablet with Android 4.1, voice calling launched for Rs. 7,999

Related Stories

Share on Facebook Tweet Snapchat Share Reddit Comment



© Copyright Red Pixels Ventures Limited 2021. All rights reserved.
Listen to the latest songs, only on JioSaavn.com