Hasbro Launches Death Attack On Atari D&D License

Law360, New York (December 17, 2009, 5:57 PM EST) -- Global toy colossus Hasbro Inc. has drawn its legal sword against Atari SA, seeking to break a global licensing agreement for the video game rights to role-playing Dungeons & Dragons after discovering the video game maker entered into a side agreement with one of Hasbro's top rivals.

The complaint, filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island, alleges that Atari handed over secret information relating to Dungeon's & Dragons to a unit of Namco Bandai Holdings Inc. after Atari sold its...
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