Claims Constructed In Game Controller Patent Case

Law360, New York (December 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- After holding a Markman hearing in mid-September, a federal judge on Friday handed down claim constructions over seven disputed claims in a patent battle over video game controllers between Anascape Ltd. and console makers Microsoft Corp. and Nintendo Inc.

The seven terms relate to four patents alleged in the lawsuit. Altogether, Texas-based Anascape has sued Microsoft and Nintendo over a total of twelve patents, all relating to modern video game controllers.

The four patents in the Markman order relate specifically to pressure-sensitive sensors found in the...
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