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Worlds Inc. vs. Activision Blizzard, Inc. Patent Infringement Markman Hearing Set for October(June 30, 2014)
BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/30/14 -- The Markman Hearing for the patent infringement suit by Worlds Inc. (OTCBB: WDDD) against Activision Blizzard, Inc., Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and Activision Publishing, Inc. (Activision Blizzard et al) (ATVI), has been set by the court for October 3, 2014. The date had been postponed from 2013 due to another unrelated court case and a countersuit by Activision Publishing, Inc., a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., against Worlds Inc. and Worlds Online, Inc. (OTCBB: WORX) which was dismissed with prejudice in early June 2014.
"We are pleased that we can proceed with our patent infringement case and claim construction toward an eventual trial," said Thom Kidrin, CEO for Worlds Inc. "The Markman Hearing is a critical step in our suit against Activision Blizzard et al as it addresses the language and interpretation of the Worlds patents at issue in the case."
About Worlds Inc.:
Worlds Inc. (OTCBB: WDDD) developed software and related technology for the creation of interactive three-dimensional (3D) Internet environments encompassing massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG). The company's technologies are designed for large-scale communities of simultaneous online users, who interact within online interactive 3D virtual worlds. Worlds intends to monetize its patent portfolio through enforcement, licensing and royalties of its patented technologies. For more information, visit www.worlds.com.
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