Saturday, January 31, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
ASUS Announces The B85M-Gamer Mainboard
AT&T, Verizon Among Winners Of US Airwaves Auction
Apple Closes the Gap on Samsung Fourth Quarter's Worldwide Smartphone Shipments
Verizon To Let USers Opt Out Supercookies
Microsoft Outlines Windows 10 Options For The Enterprise
Jolla Tablet Returns to Indiegogo With A 64GB Version
BT Sees Ultrafast Broadband Not Coming Earlier Than 2025
Google To Change Privacy Policy After UK's Watchdog Investigation
Active Discussions
Why Double Logins ?
retrieving burned cd information
Writing Audio files on DVDs ?
Need major help with Gigabeat
New match-3 puzzle game launch now!
Rimage 2000i
Sound card for my Laptop
hello
 Home > News > Games > Philips...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Philips Sues Nintendo


Philips has filed a suit against Nintendo in a U.S. court, claiming the Japanese company infringed two of its patents in the control system of its Wii, Wii U and Wii mini game console.

In the suit, filed May 14 at the U.S. Federal District Court in Delaware, Philips is seeking damages and a ban on sales and import of the Wii, Wii U and Wii Mini consoles into the U.S. Other alleged infringing Nintendo products include several controllers such as the Wii Remote Controller, the Wii Balance Board and the Wii Nunchuk Controller.

The patents describe a "virtual body control device" and a "user interface based on a pointing device." Nintendo was also accused of having induced its users to infringe the second patent by providing its users with detailed instructions of how to use game controllers with the consoles in an infringing manner.

The two companies had been in negotiations over a possible licensing agreement since 2011, but did not come to any agreement.



Previous
Next
Far Cry 4 Coming in November        All News        MediaTek, SK Hynix, AMD, and Micron Sales Surge in 1Q14
Far Cry 4 Coming in November     Games News      Nintendo Offers 3DS App For NTT Docomo' s Smartphones

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Nintendo Cuts Operating Profit Forecast On Slack 3DS Sales
Nintendo To Discontinue The Club Nintendo Rewards Program
Wii U Closes 2014 With Strong Sales
New 3DS XL Launches Next Month In The US
New Nintendo Devices To Use 'free-form' LCDs
Philips and Nintendo Resolve Patent Disputes
Nintendo Introduces New 2DS Designs, Amiibo Subscription Service
Nintendo to Release 'Quality of Life' Device
Nintendo Reports 2Q Profit
Nintendo's Figurines Coming Later This Year
Nintendo's Iwata Recovers From Surgery
Nintendo's Wii Infringes on Philips' Remote Control patent

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .