Atari Launches Counterattack In 'D&D' License Battle

Law360, New York (December 23, 2009, 1:42 PM EST) -- Atari SA has launched its defenses against Hasbro Inc. in their battle over a global licensing agreement for the video game rights to role-playing game “Dungeons & Dragons,” painting the toy giant as an ogre attempting to overrun a smaller opponent.

In counterclaims filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island, the French video game maker says Hasbro's lawsuit seeking to break Atari's exclusive licensing agreement to create, develop and market video games for the role-playing game franchise actually is an...
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