United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
Case No. 2:07-cv-00809-MJP, Filed May 25, 2007
This case was dismissed with prejudice on June 30, 2008, pursuant to settlement by the parties.
On May 25, 2007, WizKids, Inc. filed a declaratory judgment action against Wizards of the Coast (WOTC) regarding WOTC's patent no. 7,201,374, entitled Method and Article of Manufacture for Collectable Game." WizKids allege invalidity and noninfringement of the '374 patent, based on previous threatening letters received from WOTC regarding WizKids Pirates of the Spanish Main game.
The case is civil action C07-0809-CMP in the Federal District Court for the Western District of Washington (Seattle Division).
We will add the case to our list of lawsuits and keep you updated as we learn more, and a brief summary of the '374 will follow as well.