Zynga, Disney Unit Settle Web Game Trade Secrets Suit

Law360, New York (November 24, 2010, 3:36 PM EST) -- Rival online gaming companies Zynga Game Network Inc. and The Walt Disney Co. unit Playdom Inc. have settled a suit in which Zynga accused Playdom of stealing its trade secrets by luring its employees to the company with the intention of hijacking the protected information.

The parties announced they had settled the suit on Tuesday in a joint statement. Zynga, the maker of the popular FarmVille and Mafia Wars games for Facebook, filed suit in September 2009 in the Superior Court of the State of California,...
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