Nintendo wins patent lawsuit filed by IA Labs
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit United States today released its ruling in favor of Nintendo in patent infringement case that IA Labs CA, SRL, litigated against the company. The court came to the determination that the company did not infringe the patent number 7,121,982, related to the use of force measurement sensors in control of your Wii console, and assigned compensations of $ 236,000 USD.
“We are very pleased with the court’s decision,” said Richard Medway, assistant counsel of Nintendo of America, “Nintendo has a long history of developing innovative products while respecting the intellectual property of others. Vigorously defend ourselves also to AI demands such as Labs when we firmly believe that we have not infringed the patents of others. ”
Because of their tendency to technological innovation and content, the company has a long history in the defense of its patents and intellectual property. Last May won a lawsuit brought by Motiva like SRL.
Undoubtedly the best known demand against the company was the one with Universal Studios during the ’80s. It was alleged that the video game Donkey Kong was a copy of the famous film studio, King Kong .Later, it became known that the film rights had become public with knowledge of Universal, earning him a resounding victory to Nintendo and lawyer John Kirby Jr, in charge of the defense. It is said that the name of the famous Nintendo character, Kirby, is a tribute to this person.