US Says Goldman IP Defendant Infringed 'Wheel'

Law360, New York (December 8, 2010, 3:08 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors told jurors on Wednesday that a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. programmer charged with stealing high-frequency trading code, who claims taking the code was nothing more serious than a breach of a confidentiality agreement, previously faced a lawsuit for running Internet game sites that allegedly infringed copyrights for “Wheel of Fortune.”

Prosecutors presented the 1997 complaint filed by “Wheel” intellectual property owner Califon Productions Inc. to a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York during the trial of...
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