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According to a Bloomberg report, Nintendo and Hillcrest Labs have settled a patent infringement case that was initially brought to the attention of the U.S. International Trade Commission in 2008. Had the case, er, yielded a consumer worst-case scenario, Nintendo could have faced a U.S. import ban o...

August 25th 2009 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Remember that whole Hillcrest Laboratories thing and the Anascape debacle? Seems Nintendo just can't catch a break, as another small company has stepped up and claimed patent infringement against Nintendo for its Wiimote. The latest, filed on November 10th, comes courtesy of Motiva, a small company...

November 12th 2008 at 4:25pm 0 Comments
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The International Trade Commission has agreed to look into claims, made by Hillcrest Laboratories, that Nintendo infringed on several of the company's patents with the Wii. According to Reuters, the ITC has the power to block products from entering the United States if Hillcrest's claims are found...

September 18th 2008 at 8:45pm 0 Comments
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Another lawsuit has been filed against Nintendo for alleged patent infringement in the Wii remote, according to Bloomberg. Maryland-based Hillcrest Labs filed the suit in Greenbelt, Maryland, and has also filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission seeking to block imports of the...

August 21st 2008 at 10:20am 0 Comments