Major League Baseball Sued Over Interactive Patents

Law360, New York (September 9, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An intellectual property holding company has sued Major League Baseball for infringing patents that cover a range of advanced interactive features.

DDB Technologies of Austin, Texas, filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas last Friday against MLB Advanced Media, the league's interactive division.

The patents at issue include U.S. Patent Nos. 5,189,630, 5,526,479, 5,671,347 and 6,204,862.

DDB said the technology at issue in the lawsuit supports many of Major League Baseball’s most innovative website offerings, such as Gameday simulations...
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