DDB Checks NHL Over Web Broadcast Patents

Law360, New York (May 19, 2010, 1:28 PM EDT) -- Adding yet another front to its battle against major sports broadcasters and Web media powerhouses, DDB Technologies LLC has accused NHL Enterprises Inc. of infringing several patents covering technology for online simulations of live sporting events.

Already embroiled in litigation against Major League Baseball and National Football League, DDB rounded out its sports offensive by filing suit Tuesday against the NHL in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.

The complaint claims that the NHL and its Internet division, NHL Interactive CyberEnterprises LLC,...
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