EA Lied To 'Madden NFL' Programmer About IP, Jury Hears

Law360, San Francisco (June 17, 2013, 7:30 PM EDT) -- Original “Madden NFL” programmer Robin Antonick only realized in 2009 that Electronic Arts Inc. used his ideas in later versions of the multibillion-dollar video game franchise, his attorneys told a California federal jury Monday during opening statements for a trial over whether Antonick sued in time to recover millions in royalties.  

Antonick, who worked for Electronic Arts from 1984 to 1991 and programmed the 1988 Madden-based football game for the Apple II, first discovered that the Madden game Electronic Arts developed for the Sega Genesis...
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