Judge Nixes Some Counterclaims In Video Lottery Spat

Law360, New York (August 12, 2009, 7:41 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has dropped half the counterclaims brought by New York lottery contractor Multimedia Games Inc. against International Gamco Inc. in a long-running infringement suit over the company's video lottery system patent.

Judge Janis L. Sammartino of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California on Tuesday granted Gamco's request for summary judgment on Multimedia's counterclaims for fraud, promise without intent to perform and negligent misrepresentation.

But she refused cross-motions for summary judgment on three claims relating to a contract between the two...
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