CTA Sued For Pulling Grand Theft Auto Ads

Take Two Interactive Software, the publisher of Grand Theft Auto, has sued the Chicago Transit Authority in the Southern District of New York for pulling advertisements for the video game.  The suit alleges (among other things) that the CTA’s actions: are unlawful content based restrictions that violate Take Two’s rights under the First Amendment; violate…

Nintendo Ordered To Pay $21 Million For Infringing Game Controller Patents

On May 14 Nintendo of America, Inc. was ordered to pay Anascape, Ltd. $21 million for infringement of Anascape’s patents in designing its Wii Classic, WaveBird and Gamecube controllers. Anascape also sued Microsoft for infringement.  Anascape and Microsoft, however, settled On May 1st just prior to the start of the trial against Nintendo. Anascape alleged that the console…