note: Zuckerberg wears Oculus’s VR device
Facebook CEO Mark · (MarkZuckerberg) will appear in court on Tuesday (January 17th), because Facebook spent $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR was accused of plagiarizing the technology of other companies.
this procedure in more than two years ago by the game developer Zenimax filed, now has developed into a jury trial stage. The United States Court of Dallas began hearing the case in January 9th. Zenimax asked Facebook to pay $2 billion, which is consistent with Facebook’s initial acquisition of Oculus in 2014.
Zenimax representative confirmed that Zuckerberg will testify in court on Tuesday. Later this week, Palmer, founder of ·, Oculus (PalmerLuckey) will also testify in court. Oculus chief technology officer and former Zenimax employee John Carmack (John Carmack) · in January 10th the first to testify.
Facebook had tried not to let Zuckerberg on the acquisition of Oculus transactions to testify in court, but the request was dismissed by the judge. It was his first public appearance since Rudge admitted in September that he was secretly funding a political body to spread the negative news of Mr. Hilary.
The focus of the
case is Carmack, who worked with Zenimax operation in a company called ID Software video game company, because the planning of "Doom" and "Quake" and other games and be familiar with the outside world.
Zenimax accused Oculus executives deliberately by hiring Camack and 5 former employees of ID Software to steal software and business secrets. Zenimax said Camack and Oculus shared confidential information, which will be based on these technologies as the basis of its virtual reality software, which violates his work contract signed with Zenimax.
Zenimax lawyer Toni · Sammi (Tony) in January 10th, the court said in a statement to the jury, Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus is one of the largest in the history of plagiarism in technology".
Facebook believes that there is no basis for the assertion of Zenimax, the reason for the lawsuit because the company missed the opportunity to invest in Oculus before the acquisition of Oculus Facebook. "Oculus and its founders have invested a lot of time and money in the field of VR, because we believe it can fundamentally change the way people interact and communicate," Oculus spokesman said;