Apple, Nintendo Sued Over Motion Detection Patent

Law360, New York (August 31, 2010, 7:01 PM EDT) -- Triton Tech of Texas LLC has accused Nintendo of America Inc. and Apple Inc. of infringing its motion detection patent with their Wii MotionPlus gaming remote and iPhone 4 products, respectively.

The lawsuit, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, asks the court to enjoin the technology giants from infringing U.S. Patent Number 5,181,181, titled “Computer apparatus input device for three-dimensional information.”

“Defendants’ infringement of plaintiff’s exclusive rights under the ‘181 patent will continue to damage plaintiff, causing irreparable harm...
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