Zynga, Electronic Arts Agree to Settle Copyright Suit

Electronic Arts Inc. and Zynga Inc. agreed to settle claims in a lawsuit alleging Zynga’s “The Ville” game copied “The Sims Social,” an EA game that runs on Facebook Inc.’s social network. “EA and Zynga have resolved their respective claims and have reached a settlement of their litigation in the Northern District of California,” Zinga spokeswoman Kelly Kunz and John Reseburg, an EA spokesman, said in separate e-mailed statements.

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