Nintendo settles Wii controller lawsuit

By on December 17, 2008, 2:00 PM
Nintendo and Nyko today settled one of the many pending lawsuits related to the Wii. This one in particular was brought up by Nintendo earlier this year, accusing video game accessory maker Nyko of violating its intellectual property rights relating specifically to the Nunchuk controller.


Financial terms of the settlement weren’t disclosed, but apparently Nyko and its retail partners will be allowed to continue the device after the company agreed to redesign its Wii Kama Wireless Nunchuk to make it looks less like the official wired version of the Wii Nunchuk add-on. Nintendo is currently facing two additional cases related to the Wii controllers, although in those instances the company is at the receiving end of the lawsuit.




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ehakobyan said:
What about lawsuits started against Nintendo? Any additional infortmation about Hillcrest Labs lawsuit against Nintendo accusing them in patent infringement. It was a quite serious problem for the company, but we didn't hear anything about the case's continuation and results.
ehakobyan said:
What about lawsuits started against Nintendo? Any additional infortmation about Hillcrest Labs lawsuit against Nintendo accusing them in patent infringement. It was a quite serious problem for the company, but we didn't hear anything about the case's continuation and results.
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