Nintendo Prevails in ITC Case Involving Nintendo 3DS

  Nintendo Prevails in ITC Case Involving Nintendo 3DS

                       Nintendo Systems Do Not Infringe

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REDMOND, Wash. -- February 19, 2014

Nintendo has won a patent infringement case at the International Trade
Commission. The case was brought by Technology Properties Limited LLC, Phoenix
Digital Solutions LLC and Patriot Scientific Corporation, all of which are
patent-licensing companies. The commission confirmed that the Nintendo 3DS and
Nintendo DSi systems do not infringe the asserted patent.

“We are very pleased with the commission’s determination, which confirmed the
judge’s finding that Nintendo’s products do not infringe the asserted patent,”
said Richard Medway, Nintendo of America’s vice president and deputy general
counsel. “Nintendo’s track record demonstrates that we vigorously defend
patent lawsuits, including cases in the ITC, when we believe we have not
infringed another party’s patent. Nintendo continues to develop unique and
innovative products while respecting the intellectual property rights of

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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 4.2
billion video games and more than 669 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
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