Category Archives: Lawsuits

ZeniMax Seeks Injunction to Halt Oculus’ Use Rift & Gear VR SDK and More


Following a prominent lawsuit between ZeniMax and Facebook/Oculus which resulted in a $ 500 million award to ZeniMax, the company is now seeking an injunction to prevent Oculus from continuing to use code that was found by the jury to infringe upon ZeniMax’s copyright.   According to a report by Reuters, ZeniMax filed papers on

ZeniMax doubles-down in statement against Oculus VR as trial begins (update)


One of gaming’s biggest trials in underway, with billions on the line. ZeniMax, which owns Fallout publisher Bethesda and Doom developer id Software, is reiterating its claim in a statement released today that Oculus stole from it to create the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. ZeniMax is seeking $ 2 billion in damages. That’s the

ZeniMax v. Oculus: Jury orders Facebook’s VR company to pay $500 million because Palmer Luckey broke his NDA


The jury has come in on one of the first major lawsuits for the burgeoning virtual reality industry. Facebook’s Oculus VR must pay $ 500 million to ZeniMax Media, but not because the former stole any proprietary information from ZeniMax (parent company of Fallout and Skyrim publisher Bethesda) to bring the Rift head-mounted VR display to consumers.

Catch Up on the Explosive $2 Billion Lawsuit Against Facebook Before Zuck Takes the Stand


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said he wants to escape the Silicon Valley bubble and travel to different parts of America as part of his 2017 New Year’s resolution. It looks like the first stop on his journey will be a Northern District of Texas Federal courtroom. Read more… Gizmodo

That Whole Oculus Lawsuit Hinges on What Makes Code ‘New’

ZeniMax claims its tech is being used in Facebook-owned Oculus products without permission. But what does it really mean to steal code? The post That Whole Oculus Lawsuit Hinges on What Makes Code ‘New’ appeared first on WIRED.

Facebook’s Oculus must pay $500m in virtual reality lawsuit

Jury determined that VR company’s CEO Palmer Luckey failed to comply with a non-disclosure agreement with games company ZeniMax The Facebook-owned company Oculus has been ordered to pay half a billion dollars to the games company ZeniMax after a jury determined that the Oculus CEO, Palmer Luckey, failed to comply with a non-disclosure agreement. Related: