Video Game Designer Trims IP Suit Against Facebook

Law360, New York (March 18, 2010, 6:23 PM EDT) -- A video game designer alleging that a game available on Facebook infringes one of his creations has voluntarily dropped Lanham Act and state law claims from the suit, leaving only a copyright claim remaining against the social networking site.

Daniel Miller of Marietta, Ga., filed an amended complaint Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, accusing Facebook Inc. of allowing the infringing game, known as ChainRxn, to remain on the Web site even after being notified of the infringement.

Judge William...
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