October 25, 2014 1:55 PM ET

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Company Overview of Activision Publishing, Inc.

Company Overview

Activision Publishing, Inc. develops, publishes, and distributes interactive entertainment software products. It was incorporated in 1991 and is based in the United States. Activision Publishing, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc.

3100 Ocean Park Boulevard

Santa Monica, CA 90405

United States

Founded in 1991

Key Executives for Activision Publishing, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 46
Chief Operating Officer of Guitar Hero
Co- Chairman of Call of Duty Endowment
Age: 70
Co-Chairman of The Call of Duty Endowment
Age: 51
Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Activision Publishing, Inc. Key Developments

Activision Blizzard Patent Infringement Markman Hearing Completes

The Markman hearing for the patent infringement suit by Worlds Inc. against Activision Blizzard, Inc., Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and Activision Publishing, Inc. (Activision Blizzard et al), was held October 3, 2014 to address various aspects of the infringement suit claims and how the words in the 11 disputed "constructions" in the claims should be construed for jury consideration. The additional purpose is for the court to determine the meaning and intent of the language used in the claims. As is typical in Markman Hearings, no ruling was issued from the bench by Judge Denise Casper of the United District Court for the District of Massachusetts. The court gave no indication of when it would issue the ruling.

Activision Publishing, Inc. Plans to Bring Eon's Elite to Fans This Fall

Activision Publishing, Inc. announced plans to bring "Eon's Elite," a new set of premium toys, to Skylanders(R) fans worldwide this fall. The limited edition Eon's Elite will introduce eight must-have collectible versions of fan-favorite Skylanders characters, beginning with Spyro and Chop Chop. Elite Spyro and Elite Chop Chop. Two of eight must-have collectible versions from "Eon's Elite" line of toys featuring fan-favorite Skylanders(R) characters coming to fans worldwide this fall. The heroes in the "Eon's Elite" roster hail from the original Skylanders Spyro's Adventure(R) and have been carefully selected by Master Eon for displaying undaunted courage and commitment to defending all of Skylands. Eon's Elite features a never-before-seen decoration with a distinct, metallic finish and a golden base that sets them apart from other Skylanders toys. Each of these special edition toys will be offered in premium foil packaging and also features a display case with a 3D lenticular background. Additionally, when played in-game, Eon's Elite will be up to three times as powerful over other characters, which represents the biggest in-game boosts ever incorporated into a Skylanders toy to date.

Worlds Inc.'s Patent Infringement Suit Hearing Against Activision Blizzard, Blizzard Entertainment, and Activision Publishing Set for October 3, 2014

The Markman Hearing for the patent infringement suit by Worlds Inc. against Activision Blizzard, Inc., Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and Activision Publishing, Inc., has been set by the court for October 3, 2014. The date had been postponed from 2013 due to another unrelated court case and a countersuit by Activision Publishing, Inc., a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., against Worlds Inc. and Worlds Online, Inc. which was dismissed with prejudice in early June 2014.

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