Sony Claims Victory In 'God Of War' Copyright Spat

Law360, New York (March 10, 2010, 2:10 PM EST) -- A federal judge has ruled that Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.'s popular video game “God of War” does not infringe on copyrights held by a pair of screenwriters whose works also tell the tale of a heroic quest set in motion by the Greek gods.

Judge Marilyn H. Patel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Friday granted summary judgment to Sony in the suit, ruling that no reasonable juror could find a substantial similarity of ideas and expression between the video...
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