In the middle of the great popularity of Angry Bird, the developer of mobile games shooting problems related patents. Why?
Rovio behind the success of game Angry birds required by companies in the United States (U.S.) Lodsys, Texas, the company says the patent holder a new level of play in the version of Angry Birds. So was launched by Guardian on Sunday (07/24/2011).
Lodsys has submitted a dossier to a Texas court to prosecute the patent. But no mention Angry Birds platform include violating the patent by that company.
Not only that, also urged other companies Lodysys a cellular lectronic Arts (EA), Atari, Square Enix and Take-Two Interactive. Overall, there are five companies that applied for using their patent Lodys in selling mobile games.
According to the company, its patent is used in The Sims 3 for iPhone from EA, a compilation of the most successful game for the iPhone and iPad by Atari, baseball’s version of Big Hit of the iPhone and iPad Square Enix 2K Sports NHL 2K11 Take-Two Interactive’s iPhone.
But until now there has been no comment from Rovio on these cases that convolute. This is the first case faced by mobile companies are well known from the App Store.