Konami, Viacom Settle 'Rock Band' Controller Suit

Law360, New York (September 17, 2010, 11:23 AM EDT) -- Viacom Inc. and Konami Corp. have reached a settlement in their fight over patents related to the controllers for the video game “Rock Band.”

The two companies on Wednesday filed a joint motion to dismiss the case in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, more than two years after Konami sued Viacom and its Harmonix Music Systems Inc. and MTV Networks Co. units.

Details of the settlement were not provided in the motion, although both sides agreed to “settle, release, adjust and...
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