Law360, New York (June 23, 2011, 4:17 PM EDT) -- A technology company owned by a former Sony Corp. engineer sued Nintendo Co. and its U.S. unit Wednesday in New York for allegedly infringing a patent with its new 3-D gaming system.
Tomita Technologies International Inc. says Nintendo's 3DS system, which launched in the U.S. in March, infringes U.S. Patent Number 7,417,664, which covers a 3-D display technology that does not require special glasses.
"Nintendo's America's infringement of the '664 patent has been, and continues to be, willful," TTI said in its complaint.
The complaint does not outline how the 3DS, a hand-held gaming system that retails for about $250, allegedly...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!