|[February 19, 2014]
Nintendo Prevails in ITC Case Involving Nintendo 3DS
REDMOND, Wash. --(Business Wire)--
Nintendo has won a patent infringement case at the International Trade
Commission. The case was brought by Technology Properties Limited LLC,
Phoenix Digital Solutions LLC and Patriot (News - Alert) Scientific Corporation, all of
which are patent-licensing companies. The commission confirmed that the Nintendo
3DS and Nintendo DSi systems do not infringe the asserted patent.
"We are very pleased with the commission's determination, which
confirmed the judge's finding that Nintendo's products do not infringe
the asserted patent," said Richard Medway, Nintendo of America's vice
president and deputy general counsel. "Nintendo's track record
demonstrates that we vigorously defend patent lawsuits, including cases
in the ITC, when we believe we have not infringed another party's
patent. Nintendo continues to develop unique and innovative products
while respecting the intellectual property rights of others."
For more information about Nintendo 3DS, visit http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.
About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of
interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan,
manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U™
and Wii™ home consoles, and Nintendo 3DS™ and
Nintendo DS™ families of portable systems. Since 1983, when
it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has
sold more than 4.2 billion video games and more than 669 million
hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U,
Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, as well as the Game Boy™,
Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi
XL™, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™, Nintendo
GameCube™ and Wii systems. It has also created industry icons
that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™,
Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and
Pokémon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America
Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo's
operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about
Nintendo, please visit the company's website at http://www.nintendo.com.
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