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== Factual Background ==
 
== Factual Background ==
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This suit arises from an [[agreement]] between Electronic Arts, Inc. (Electronic Arts) and defendant Humongous Entertainment Company (Humongous) granting Electronic Arts the right to distribute Humongous' products, including a [[computer videogame]] entitled "Putt Putt Joins the Parade." Humongous' principals are former [[employee]]s of plaintiff LucasArts Entertainment Company (LucasArts) who created a [[software tool]] called Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion (SCUMM) System. This is a tool used in the [[Software development|development]] of [[computer videogame]]s. LucasArts [[license]]d the SCUMM System to Humongous under limited terms and conditions. The [[license agreement]] provided that Humongous may not sell its [[Videogame|games]] which utilize the SCUMM [[program]] to any third party [[distributor]] other than LucasArts for less than a certain price and that Humongous must verify its compliance with the [[license agreement]] at LucasArts' request.
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This suit arises from an [[agreement]] between Electronic Arts, Inc. (Electronic Arts) and defendant Humongous Entertainment Company (Humongous) granting Electronic Arts the right to distribute Humongous' products, including a [[computer videogame]] entitled "Putt Putt Joins the Parade." Humongous' principals are former [[employee]]s of plaintiff LucasArts Entertainment Company (LucasArts) who created a [[software tool]] called Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion (SCUMM) System. This is a tool used in the [sSoftware development|development]] of [[computer videogame]]s. LucasArts [[license]]d the SCUMM System to Humongous under limited terms and conditions. The [[license agreement]] provided that Humongous may not sell its [[Videogame|games]] which utilize the SCUMM [[program]] to any third party [[distributor]] other than LucasArts for less than a certain price and that Humongous must verify its compliance with the [[license agreement]] at LucasArts' request.
   
 
== District Court Proceedings ==
 
== District Court Proceedings ==

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