ITC Affirms Nintendo Win In Wii Controller IP Fight

Law360, New York (January 6, 2012, 4:13 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Thursday upheld a ruling that Nintendo Co. Ltd.'s Wii system does not infringe Motiva LLC’s patents covering wireless controller devices.

The commission terminated its investigation after affirming Administrative Law Judge Robert K. Rogers Jr.’s initial determination that Nintendo had committed no violations under Section 337 of the Tariff Act in its importation of Wii systems.

In declining to take up video game technology maker Motiva’s petition for review, the ITC upheld Judge Rogers' Nov. 2 findings that the Wii does...
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