Casino Machine Makers Can't Shake Patent Suit

Law360, New York (February 15, 2011, 7:26 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Tuesday again refused to toss a patent holder's infringement suit against casino machine makers SPEC International Inc. and Video Gaming Technologies Inc.

At a hearing, Judge James C. Mahan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada denied the defendants' motions to dismiss the case brought by Patent Rights Protection Group LLC.

He did so without prejudice, meaning the defendants could presumably raise their jurisdictional argument at a later date. However, the defendants will now be required to file an...
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