October 28, 2019 / 11:38 PM / 24 days ago

IN BRIEF: Judge won’t pull plug on Fortnite producer’s licensing lawsuit against NPE

“Fortnite” producer Epic Games can proceed with its preemptive strike against non-practicing entity Acceleration Bay LLC, as U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers in Oakland, California on Friday denied Acceleration’s motion to dismiss for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction.

Rogers rejected Acceleration’s argument that there was no “case or controversy” to resolve because its demands for licensing fees and royalties had not included any threat of litigation.

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