Bethesda Wins Partial Nix Of Suit Over 'Fallout' Rights

Law360, New York (September 27, 2010, 5:10 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has trimmed down a countersuit computer game publisher Interplay Entertainment Corp. brought against Bethesda Softworks LLC over Interplay's $5.75 million sale of the trademark rights to the lucrative “Fallout” series of games.

Judge Deborah K. Chasanow of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland on Thursday dismissed Interplay's claim that Bethesda breached an implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing and its claim for tortious interference with prospective economic advantage.

Interplay's claims that Bethesda breached the trademark sale contract itself...
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