'Madden' Creator Seeks $11.6M Interest As EA Fights Ruling

Law360, San Francisco (September 13, 2013, 8:19 PM EDT) -- Electronic Arts Inc. urged a California federal judge Friday to overturn a July jury verdict finding the company illegally copied from the first video game in its multimillion-selling “Madden NFL” franchise, while the game’s programmer moved to tack on $11.6 million in interest to the jury’s $3.6 million royalties award.

Attorneys for Electronic Arts argued that the jury shouldn't have concluded that the game publisher copied Robin Antonick's source code for the Apple II “Madden NFL” game to make seven more games in the franchise because they didn't...
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