Video Game Buyers Seek Class Cert. In EA Suit

Law360, New York (November 10, 2009, 3:03 PM EST) -- Plaintiffs who claim Electronic Arts Inc.'s exclusive licenses with various football leagues have killed off competition for its hugely popular Madden NFL series, among other video games, have asked a judge to certify a class of potentially millions of people.

Monday's motion, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, asked the court to certify a class consisting of anyone who bought any of the Redwood City, Calif.-based company's Madden NFL, NCAA Football or Arena Football game software — including software for...
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