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Nintendo comes out on top in latest Wii balance board patent case

Nintendo won another patent lawsuit this week after plaintiffs Ithaca Development and Ithaca Ventures withdrew their 2013 Seattle federal court case over Nintendo’s Wii Balance Board peripheral. …


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Lawsuit alleges EA infringed on sports stadium update patent

White Knuckle IP filed a lawsuit late last week against EA, alleging that the publisher infringed on a patent that focuses on methods for updating sports games based on real-life changes. The suit referred to U.S. Pat. No. 8,529,350, which described …
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Federal court dismisses Wiimote patent case against Nintendo

Nintendo has prevailed in yet another patent lawsuit, this time against Texas company UltimatePointer LLC, regarding a case we first reported on in 2011. UltimatePointer asserted that Nintendo’s Wiimote infringed on its patent for an “Easily Deployab…
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Nintendo wins patent lawsuit aimed at the Wii Remote

UltimatePointer has patents for hand-held pointing devices, with which it said it planned to market laser pointers for business use. Apparently the court didn’t see the connection to the Wii. …


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Nintendo prevails in yet another patent suit

Though it suffered a major setback in a case against Philips recently, the video game giant has yet again won a case that could have stopped sales of the Wii U. …


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Nintendo and Philips come to terms, ending lengthy patent fight

Nintendo has signed a patent licensing agreement with Dutch technology giant Philips, closing out a series of patent disputes between the two companies that’s been brewing since 2011. …


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Report: Capcom aims patent infringment suit at Koei Tecmo

Capcom has filed suit against Koei Tecmo alleging that the Dynasty Warriors publisher infringed on key Capcom patents in recent games, according to a Sankei report translated by Siliconera.

The patent in question refers to backwards compatible…
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There’s a patent battle brewing between Capcom and Koei Tecmo

The two Japanese game companies are gearing up for a legal battle over a 2002 Capcom technology patent that governs how game makers can distribute new content to people who own their games. …


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Ubisoft emerges unscathed by DRM patent infringement lawsuit

A United States District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Ubisoft which claims that the publisher violated patents held by Digital Reg of Texas in the design of its infamous uPlay DRM software.

Initially filed in 2012, the lawsuit alleges…
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After losing patent suit, Nintendo plans appeal

Dutch electronics giant Philips prevailed against Nintendo in UK court, in one of several patent cases it has filed — but the Japanese console manufacturer isn’t taking the loss. …


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