Federal Circuit Court Vindicates Nintendo in ITC Patent Dispute Nintendo Did Not Infringe Motiva’s Patents Business Wire REDMOND, Wash. -- May 13, 2013 The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld Nintendo’s victory in a patent infringement case brought by Motiva, LLC against Nintendo at the International Trade Commission. The Court of Appeals agreed with the ITC that Motiva had failed to satisfy the agency’s domestic industry requirement. The ITC had also ruled that Nintendo did not infringe Motiva’s patents. “We are very pleased with this result. The court confirmed that Motiva’s sole activity, litigation against Nintendo, did not satisfy the ITC’s domestic industry requirement,” said Richard Medway, Nintendo of America’s deputy general counsel. “Nintendo has a passionate tradition of developing innovative products while respecting the intellectual property rights of others. We vigorously defend patent lawsuits when we firmly believe that we have not infringed another party’s patent.” For more information about Nintendo, visit http://www.nintendo.com. About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U^™ and Wii^™ home consoles, and Nintendo 3DS^™ and Nintendo DS^™ families of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System^™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.1 billion video games and more than 654 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, as well as the Game Boy^™, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi^™ and Nintendo DSi XL^™, Super NES^™, Nintendo 64^™, Nintendo GameCube^™ and Wii systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario^™, Donkey Kong^™, Metroid^™, Zelda^™ and Pokémon^™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com. Note to editors: Nintendo press materials are available at http://press.nintendo.com, a password-protected site. To obtain a login, please contact Deanna Avila at 213-438-8742 or email@example.com. Users can receive instant Nintendo information by subscribing to the site’s RSS feed. Contact: GOLIN HARRIS Kristie Tomkins, 213-438-8830 firstname.lastname@example.org or Grace Chang, 213-438-8708 email@example.com
Federal Circuit Court Vindicates Nintendo in ITC Patent Dispute
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