As we announced
earlier in the week, NCsoft
is being sued by Worlds.com
for patent infringement on recently granted patent 7,181,690 -- the system and method for enabling users to interact in a virtual space.
representative recently spoke with the Korea Times
, saying that the offices in Korea have not begun analyzing the patent, nor have they received the court papers yet. However, the company does look to be preparing a defense, according to Virtual Worlds News
"We can't comment on potential litigation except to say that NCsoft takes all legal action seriously -- even if the company believes a lawsuit has no merit," an NCsoft representative told Virtual Worlds News. "We intend to defend ourselves vigorously"
For the full story, head on over to Virtual Worlds News and check out their write up