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Appeals court sides with Nintendo in Wii Balance Board patent lawsuit

Nintendo has prevailed in the US Court of Appeals to uphold the company’s victory in a patent-infringement case involving the Wii Balance Board. The Court of Appeals agreed with the lower court that Nintendo did not infringe IA Labs’ patent, and also upheld the lower court’s ruling that IA Labs …

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Nintendo wins in Wiimote patent lawsuit

Nintendo has emerged victorious in a patent lawsuit filed by Copper Innovations Group. The suit was first filed back in 2008 and claimed the Wiimote and Wii console infringed on the group’s 1996 patent for a ‘hand held computer input apparatus and method.’ Summary judgment was granted in Nintendo’s favor …

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Former NCAA athletes lawsuit against EA moves forward

The class action lawsuit filed by former NCAA athletes accusing EA of using their likenesses without providing compensation of any kind will continue on, following denial of the publisher’s request for dismissal. Courthouse News reports U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken revealed the decision last week. The same judge had ruled …

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Lawsuit claims Ubisoft copied Assassin’s Creed from novel

Novelist John L. Beiswenger is suing Ubisoft for copying a substantial portion of his own work when shaping the Assassin’s Creed series. The sci-fi author claims the game franchise rips off his novel Link, and will seek millions in damages as well as attempt to cease the launch of Assassin’s …

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Microsoft and Datel settle Xbox 360 lawsuits

Microsoft and accessory manufacturer Datel have settled their Xbox 360 patent infringement and antitrust cases against each other. Staffordshire-based Datel originally took Microsoft to court in November 2009 after claiming a 360 dashboard update was issued to block certain Datel accessories from working, reports Bloomberg. These included Datel’s Max Memory …

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