Fed. Circ. Eyes Motiva's Wii Controller Patent Suit

By Erica Teichert (January 11, 2013, 8:07 PM EST) -- Motiva LLC urged a Federal Circuit panel on Friday to reverse a U.S. International Trade Commission decision that said Nintendo Co. Ltd.'s Wii system does not infringe its wireless controller patents and can continue to import the product, saying it couldn't gain traction in the industry or commercial market because of Nintendo's infringement and market presence.

Motiva claimed during Friday's oral arguments that the ITC discounted the company's pending patent infringement litigation against the gaming giant as inadequate evidence that a domestic industry had been injured by the allegedly infringing Wii system. But the company maintained it couldn't gain a foothold...

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