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Interplay - Bethsoft Injunction Transcript

by Dhruin, 2010-01-12 21:51:56

I haven't read any of it but if you're a crazy devotee of either Interplay or Bethsoft or you just love masochistic rituals, Duck and Cover has a partial transcript of the Bethsoft preliminary injunction.  Here's the executive summary for the rest of us:

DAC has obtained some partial transcripts for the Bethesda v. Interplay preliminary injunction hearing. Below you can find some of the opening statements made from the case. It's rather long, but I'm going to post it up anyways. For those who can't remember, Marbury is Bethesda's lawyer. Gersh is Interplay's.

Things we learn from the transcript below:

  • Talking about Project V13 hurts Bethesda (kind of like how saying "I don't believe in fairies" hurts a fairy)
  • Bethesda is NOT working on a Fallout MMO, they are "working on something else"
  • Bethesda's lawyer didn't really understand the concept of a "preliminary injunction" and the judge called him out on it
  • Interplay's lawyer believes that there was never a breach of contract in the first place
  • Information about