Nintendo Wins 3DS and DSi Microprocessor Patent Dispute

Nintendo has won the 3DS and DSi Microprocessor Patent lawsuit (over the 3D camera functionality of the 3DS) against Technology Properties Limited LLC, Phoenix Digital Solutions LLC and Patriot Scientific Corporation.

Nintendo Wins 3DS and DSi Microprocessor Patent Dispute


Specifically, the lawsuit was over three patents related to microprocessors, with the three companies asserting that Nintendo had used patented technology in the DSi and 3DS systems. The International Trade Commission, however, named Nintendo the victor, stating that the company did not infringe on the patents in question.

Nintendo of America’s VP and Deputy General Counsel, Richard Medway, said,

“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.

“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.”

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Source: Nintendo Life