Activision Blizzard wins patent lawsuit after nine years

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The judge ruled that the patents were “not inventions” of Worlds Incorporated, which was suing for infringement

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After nine years of procedures, Worlds Incorporated has lost its case against Activision Blizzard.

The Massachusetts-based company was suing the publisher for patent infringement. The lawsuit was filed in 2012, with Worlds Inc. arguing that Activision Blizzard was violating fives patents it owned covering a “system and method for enabling users to interact in a virtual space.”

The company claimed that said system was used in World of Warcraft and Call of Duty, among others.

However, the judge ruled in Activision Blizzard’s

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