'Rock Band' Controller Patent Fight Heads To Tokyo

Law360, New York (November 11, 2009, 2:25 PM EST) -- More than a dozen attorneys representing Konami Digital Entertainment Co. Ltd. and Viacom International Inc. in their patent dispute over controllers for MTV's popular "Rock Band" video game will be opening a new front as they head to Tokyo to depose Japanese patent lawyers.

Judge John D. Love of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Monday paved the way for lawyers from Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP, which represents plaintiff Konami, and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, which represents defendant...
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