ITC Rules Nintendo Didn't Infringe In Wii IP Row

Law360, Los Angeles (September 12, 2013, 9:17 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday affirmed an administrative law judge’s finding that Nintendo Co. Ltd.'s Wii gaming console does not infringe a small company's patents for a toy wand used in a live-action fantasy game, holding that Creative Kingdoms LLC’s patents are invalid.

The notice comes after the Office of Unfair Import Investigations seconded Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock's finding in May that Nintendo's Wii remote and other controllers did not rip off patents held by Rhode Island-based Creative Kingdoms. The OUII operates as...
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