Viacom Renews Bid To Toss 'Rock Band' Patent Claims

Law360, New York (January 6, 2010, 6:28 PM EST) -- Viacom Inc., MTV Networks Co. and other defendants have renewed their bid to get rid of certain claims against them in a patent infringement suit over controllers for the video game “Rock Band.”

The companies, along with co-defendants Viacom International Inc. and Harmonix Music Systems Inc., said in a renewed motion for partial summary judgment filed on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas that changes to some claims made by plaintiff Konami Digital Entertainment Co. Ltd. were insubstantial and failed...
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