Patent Lawsuit Against Nintendo Dismissed
Posted on Friday, March 2 @ 08:44:57 Eastern by Keri_HoneaIA Labs CA's patent lawsuit against Nintendo has been dismissed by the District Court Judge presiding over the matter. The suit claimed that Nintendo's Wii Balance Board infringed on IA Labs' patent.
This patent was filed in 2002 and is described as:
In response to this victory, Rick Flamm, the senior vice president of Legal & General Counsel for Nintendo of America, said, "Nintendo has a passionate tradition of developing innovative products while respecting the intellectual property rights of others. We vigorously defend patent lawsuits when we firmly believe that we have not infringed another party’s patent. We refuse to succumb to patent trolls."
Nintendo's legal team seems to be quite busy these days with these "patent trolls". When the Wii U finally releases, it will be interesting to see who claims patent infringement on the controller.
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