Musician Loses Round In EA Suit Over Video Game Song

Law360, New York (February 15, 2012, 9:03 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday denied a musician's bid for summary judgment in a copyright infringement suit against Electronic Arts Inc. that accuses the video game maker of illicitly using one of the musician's songs in the real-time strategy game "Command & Conquer."

Gregory A. Greer asked a federal court in January to rule that EA had knowingly contributed to copyright infringement of “Destructible Times,” a song he co-wrote with his band, I Am, by allowing third-party websites to develop video clips and modified versions of the game that included the song, the partial summary judgment motion said.

Greer's motion...

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