Jury Orders Oculus To Pay Zenimax $500 Million

In the first big Virtual Reality lawsuit, the jury has ordered Facebook to pay Zenimax $500 million. Not because Oculus' CTO John Carmack stole intellectual property, but because Palmer Luckey violated his non-disclosure agreement with Zenimax. Zenimax was seeking $4 billion in damages. Oculus sent the following comment to GamesBeat following the verdict: “The heart of this case was about [...]

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Zenimax Has Amended Its Lawsuit Against Oculus VR With Heavier Accusations

The gloves are off in Zenimax's latest amendment to its lawsuit against Oculus VR. You may remember the case from back in 2014, when Zenimax alleged that Oculus had taken "proprietary technology" and/or "know-how" that John Carmack had developed while working at Zenimax. At the time, Carmack had denied such accusations with the following tweet. No work I have ever [...]

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