Guitar Hero Maker Faces False Patent Marking Suit

Law360, New York (February 23, 2010, 6:26 PM EST) -- Activision Publishing Inc. has been hit with a lawsuit alleging the video game maker falsely labeled its popular line of Guitar Hero products as falling within the scope of several patents.

Patent Compliance Group Inc. filed an amended complaint Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, alleging that Activision has marked products with patents having a scope that does not cover the products and that the company has marked products with language indicating the products are the subject of pending patent...
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