ITC Says Nintendo Wii Didn't Infringe Toy Wand Patent

Law360, New York (July 25, 2013, 6:57 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission's investigative staff said Thursday that Nintendo Co. Ltd.'s Wii gaming console doesn't infringe a small company's patents for a toy wand used in a live-action fantasy game, seconding the previous ruling of an administrative judge.

The ITC is currently reviewing Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock's finding in May that Nintendo's Wii Remote and other controllers didn't rip off patents held by Rhode Island-based Creative Kingdoms LLC, and it asked the Office of Unfair Import Investigations to weigh in on the...
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