Hasbro Scores Win In Patent Fight Over Electronic Games

By Jeff Sistrunk (October 8, 2013, 7:39 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal judge on Monday granted Hasbro Inc. a near-complete win in its infringement battle with U.K.-based MiTile Ltd., ruling the toy and game company didn't infringe MiTile's patent covering technology for an interactive electronic game. 

U.S. District Judge Gerald B. Lee granted Hasbro summary judgment with respect to MiTile's claim it infringed U.S. Patent number 8,057,233 and granted Hasbro's counterclaim for a declaratory judgment of noninfringement. However, the judge denied Hasbro's counterclaim seeking declaratory judgment of invalidity. 

A memorandum in support of the judge's order was not publicly available Tuesday. Attorneys for the parties did not immediately respond to...

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