Nintendo Sued Over 3-D Gaming Patent

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...
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