Clock Hasn't Run Out On 'Madden' Suit Against EA, Judge Says

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 3:28 PM EDT) -- Electronic Arts Inc. on Friday again failed to scuttle a programmer's allegations that EA used a copyrighted code he'd written for the first “Madden” video game in later versions of the game, after a California federal judge said the programmer hadn't brought his case too late.

U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer denied EA's motion for summary judgment of programmer Robin Antonick's suit accusing the game developer of breaching its contract with him by denying him royalties for later incarnations of the “Madden” football simulation series,...
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