Copyright Claims By Video Game Developers Dismissed In California

(December 10, 2015, 12:13 PM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Allegations of copyright infringement levied in connection with mobile games fail to state a plausible claim, a California federal judge ruled Dec. 8 (Blizzard Entertainment Inc., et al. v. Lilith Games [Shanghai] Co. Ltd., et al., No. 15-4084, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 164527).

(Decision available. Document #16-151214-020Z.)

U.S. Judge Charles R. Breyer of the Northern District of California granted plaintiffs Blizzard Entertainment Inc. and Valve Corp. leave to amend their complaint, however.

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In a September 2015 complaint, the plaintiffs...
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