Nintendo, Others Targeted Over Exercise Game Patent

Law360, New York (November 21, 2011, 5:21 PM EST) -- Nintendo of America Inc. and six other video game makers were hit with a lawsuit in Ohio on Friday alleging various Nintendo Wii games and accessories infringe an Impulse Technology Ltd. patent for exercise games that track the movement and exertion of players.

The suit claims that Nintendo’s sale of the Wii console and the Wii remote and balance board controllers is a “willful, deliberate and intentional” infringement of Impulse’s patent and that Nintendo is “acting in reckless disregard of Impulse’s patent rights." Impulse seeks a...
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