Nintendo Can't Get Motiva Docs In Wii IP Case

By Ben James (June 3, 2011, 7:23 PM EDT) -- A U.S. International Trade Commission judge on Thursday denied Nintendo Co. Ltd.'s bid to force Motiva LLC, which claims Nintendo's Wii system infringes two of its patents, to turn over documents it was allegedly improperly withholding as privileged.

Administrative Law Judge Robert K. Rogers ruled that Motiva did not have to produce the documents following an in camera review. Nintendo filed a motion in April to compel the production of documents it said Motiva should not be withholding and on May 26, Judge Rogers ordered Motiva to give him "amended privilege log Item Numbers 325-327" so that he could examine them....

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