Hasbro has dropped
its lawsuit against the creators of Facebook app. sensation Scrabulous
. No reason was given in court documents as to why Hasbro dismissed its suit against the makers of the Scrabble
clone, but a statement by the defendants reveals an "agreement" between the two parties "avoids potentially lengthy and costly litigations."
Electronic Arts has had an authorized Scrabble app
. on Facebook since July. Mattel, which owns the rights to Scrabble outside North America
, also currently has a lawsuit pending against the Scrabulous
creators in its home country of India. There's currently no update of the status of that lawsuit.