Sony, McAfee Sued Over Anti-Piracy Patent

Law360, New York (July 30, 2010, 12:27 PM EDT) -- Sony Corp. of America, Activision Blizzard Inc., McAfee Inc. and others have been tagged in a new patent infringement suit filed by Uniloc USA Inc. that accuses them of infringing a patent covering an anti-piracy product activation method and system.

Uniloc lodged the complaint Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, claiming the defendants encroached on its intellectual property by offering various software registration and activation systems to customers.

In addition to Sony, Activision and McAfee, Aspyr Media Inc., Borland Software...
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