Time Sued Over Online Sportcast Patents

Law360, New York (June 16, 2010, 4:12 PM EDT) -- DDB Technologies LLC has accused Time Inc. of infringing four patents by showing simulations of sports matches on its Sports Illustrated website, the latest suit in the patent-holding company's bevy of litigation against major players in sports media.

Austin, Texas-based DDB filed its latest complaint Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, alleging Time willfully infringed the patents-in-suit after licensing talks broke down.

Since the beginning of April, the plaintiff has filed suit against a slew of media and sports entities,...
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