ZeniMax Wants $1B In Damages, Oculus Products Pulled

By Jess Krochtengel (February 23, 2017, 8:07 PM EST) -- After winning a blockbuster trial over virtual reality software, video game developer ZeniMax Media LLC on Thursday asked a Texas federal judge for enhanced damages totaling more than $1 billion and to block Facebook Inc. subsidiary Oculus from selling products that infringe its copyrights.

A Texas federal jury on Feb. 1 awarded ZeniMax a total of $500 million in damages against Oculus VR LLC, its founder Palmer Luckey and its former CEO, Brendan Iribe, for copyright infringement, breach of a nondisclosure agreement and false designation of origin. In a motion for judgment, ZeniMax argued it should be able to triple the damages awarded...

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