EA, Harmonix Sued Over 'Rock Band' Audio Signal Patent

Law360, New York (November 14, 2012, 4:54 PM EST) -- Electronic Arts Inc. and Harmonix Music Systems Inc. on Wednesday were hit with a patent infringement suit in Delaware federal court alleging their video game “Rock Band” infringes an audio signal patent held by Princeton Digital Image Corp.

Princeton Digital alleges that EA and Harmonix intentionally infringed U.S. Patent Number 5,513,129, entitled “Method and system for controlling computer-generated virtual environment in response to audio signals” in their Rock Band game and potentially in other products.

“It is anticipated that discovery will reveal other products developed, made,...
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