Shared Memory Drops Nintendo Graphics Patent Suit

Law360, New York (January 12, 2012, 2:19 PM EST) -- Shared Memory Graphics LLC on Wednesday dismissed its patent suit  against Nintendo of America Inc. over graphics accelerator technology.

U.S. District Judge Maxine M. Chesney of the Northern District of California dismissed the suit based on a stipulation the parties filed Tuesday, in which they agreed to dismiss all the claims and counterclaims against each other with prejudice. A representative of Nintendo said that Shared Memory agreed to voluntarily dismiss its claims against Nintendo.

Three other defendants — Apple Inc., Sony Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. — settled with Shared Memory last year.

Shared Memory filed the suit in 2009, alleging...

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