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Friday Factoid: More Legal Troubles for FanDuel and DraftKings

Since October 2015, there have been more than 25 federal lawsuits filed against FanDuel and DraftKings, the online fantasy football sites. An owner of two patents protecting interactive fantasy sports inventions recently sued DraftKings and FanDuel on claims of infringing such patents. One of the patents covers technology that allows for “real-time interaction with contest systems over the Internet” and enables “fantasy owners to optimize scores obtained by a team through team member trades.” Source: Forbes Jon Wachs websiteIf you have any questions regarding the content of this communication, please contact Jonathan R. Wachs: | 301.575.0302. If you would like to subscribe to receive Friday Factoids® in your inbox click here.