When it rains it pours. The preemptive lawsuit filed by Activision, maker of Guitar Hero, over Gibson's patent dispute has taken a turn for the worse. Gibson Guitar now said that it has filed a lawsuit against MTV networks, Harmonix and Electronic Arts citing patent infringement related to both Rock Band and Guitar Hero video games. Ouch. And this after Activision had already licensed the Gibson guitar extensively for use as a controller.
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