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  • Blog Post: Court Overturns Ruling In Madden Creator’s Case Against EA

    Electronic Arts has scored a legal victory in its defense against John Madden Football creator Robin Antonick. Last July, Antonick was awarded more than $11 million in damages on his claim that EA had used his intellectual property without permission . Yesterday, U.S. district judge Charles Breyer overturned... More
  • Blog Post: Original Madden Programmer Wins Lawsuit Against EA

    After a three day deliberation, a Californian jury awarded Robin Antonick – the original designer Madden NFL – more than $11 million dollars in damages after EA failed to pay the programmer royalties for the series. Earlier this year , Antonick filed a suit against EA for using software he... More
  • Blog Post: Statute Of Limitations Has Not Run Out On Madden Creator's Claim Against EA

    At the beginning of May, we told you about Madden's original creator Robin Antonick. The designer of the now 25 year old franchise claims that he discovered some of his original code in contemporary versions of the long-running football simulation. Antonick filed suit against EA for millions of dollars... More
  • Blog Post: Designer Behind Original Madden NFL Football Will Have Day In Court With EA

    This year's entry in the Madden NFL franchise will mark the 25th anniversary of the only (current) licensed professional American football game. EA has had an exclusive hold on the NFL and the Players' Association since 2005's installment, and today's game is markedly different than the... More
  • Blog Post: EA Founder Trip Hawkins Responds to Madden Programmer's Lawsuit

    Programmer Robin Antonick worked on the original Madden NFL title for Electronic Arts back in the 1980s, and now he's filed a lawsuit claiming that EA owes him millions . Then co-worker and EA founder Trip Hawkins disagrees, saying Antonick was "one of many" people working on the game.... More
  • Blog Post: Madden Creator Sues EA For Millions

    Lot’s of video game developer feel that they don’t get properly reimbursed for their work, but the most recent lawsuit facing Electronic Arts stretches back more that two decades. Robin Antonick was a programmer for EA back in the ‘80s, and he helped develop the original John Madden... More
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