9th Circuit Revives Competition Law Claims Involving Sony's PS3 'Other OS'

9th Circuit Revives Competition Law Claims Involving Sony's PS3 'Other OS'

SAN FRANCISCO - Plaintiffs adequately allege that Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC's advertising that its PlayStation 3 would permit an "other OS" feature it eventually killed would confuse consumers, a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel held Jan. 6 in reinstating California unfair competition law (UCL) claims (In re Sony PS3 'Other OS' Litigation, No. 11-18066, 9th Cir.).

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