In Escalating Copyright Suit, EA Hits Zynga With Anti-SLAPP Motion

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Electronic Arts has invoked a California law designed to protect citizens' constitutional rights to lash back at rival Zynga in the gamemakers' ongoing legal tussle in federal court. The dispute between the competitors has become increasingly combative since EA sued Zynga for copyright infringement. The latest fusillade came Friday as EA asked a judge to throw out Zynga's counterclaim and award fees and costs under California's anti-SLAPP law.

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