Nintendo Chips Away At Wii Controller Patent Lawsuit

Law360, Los Angeles (November 7, 2013, 4:09 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Thursday granted Nintendo Co. Ltd.’s motion for summary judgment of noninfringement of one patent claim in an ongoing lawsuit claiming the Japanese video game giant's popular Wii gaming system ripped off two patents for wireless display controllers.

The decision comes after Nintendo succeeded in invalidating some claims of UltimatePointer LLC's two patents when the court ruled in May they were indefinite but denied Nintendo’s motion for summary judgment for the rest of the asserted claims. UltimatePointer filed two suits against Nintendo...
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