WMS, Bally Settle Slot Machine Display Patent Suit

Law360, New York (November 9, 2011, 7:17 PM EST) -- WMS Industries Inc. on Wednesday settled its patent infringement claims in Illinois against Bally Technologies Inc. over transmissive reels technology, which relates to superimposing video content over a mechanical reel slot machine.

The settlement includes a licensing agreement that will allow Bally access to transmissive reels gaming technology from WMS and Aruze Gaming America Inc. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

WMS, which bills itself as a leading innovator of electronic gaming entertainment, filed suit against its rival in October 2010 in Illinois federal...
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