Nintendo, Hillcrest Reach Deal In Suits Over Wii

Law360, New York (August 24, 2009, 12:57 PM EDT) -- Nintendo Co. has signed a license agreement with Hillcrest Laboratories Inc. and asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to wind down its investigation into allegations that the remote control devices for its hugely popular Wii video game system infringed several of Hillcrest's patents.

The companies on Friday filed a joint motion with the U.S. International Trade Commission, saying they had reached a settlement that resolved the ongoing dispute between them.

The agreement, if approved, would also resolve litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the...
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