Adobe, EA Sued Over Digital Rights Management IP

Law360, New York (April 22, 2011, 11:56 AM EDT) -- Adobe Systems Inc. and Electronic Arts Inc. were hit in a Texas federal court on Thursday with a patent infringement suit over digital rights management technology.

Digital Reg of Texas LLC, which reached settlements with several major companies in a similar suit in 2009, claims that Adobe's Digital Publishing Suite and EA's Download Manager software infringes its patents.

According to the suit, Digital Reg is a subsidiary of DRM Technologies LLC, which is a "leading pioneer and innovator in the areas of securing digital content, secure...
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