Sony Slapped With $82M In Damages In Video-Game Patent Suit

Law360, New York (September 21, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal jury has awarded a small software maker $82 million in damages after finding that Japanese electronics maker Sony Corp. infringed patents for a technology that lets video game controllers vibrate in-sync with on-screen effects.

A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California found that Sony infringed all the asserted claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,275,213 and 6,424,333 and that those claims were valid, Immersion Corp. said in a statement.

A judgment has not yet been entered, and Immersion said...
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