THQ Wins WWE Royalty Suit Against Jakks Pacific

Putting to rest a lawsuit brought against the publisher in 2006, THQ has announced that it has prevailed in a court case against Jakks Pacific over the use of the WWE license in its games, and are now arbitrating licensing fees the company will pay Jakks in a new joint venture.

THQ says that Jakks delayed the original agreement in 2006 to decide on a suitable royalty rate, and the process was therefore moved to arbitration. Jakks, according to THQ, moved at the time to disqualify all but one of the arbitration judges assigned to the case.

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