DDB Targets AOL In New Web Broadcast Patent Suit

Law360, New York (May 11, 2010, 5:05 PM EDT) -- DDB Technologies Inc. has accused AOL Inc. of infringing several patents covering Internet broadcast simulation technology, marking the latest suit in a litigation rampage that has targeted a number of Web media companies and major sports broadcasters.

The complaint, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, claims that AOL’s online score reporting service willfully infringes four patents covering an Internet broadcast system that simulates live sporting events.

Specifically, AOL’s ScoreCast service incorporates the simulation technology protected by U.S. Patent Numbers...
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