Sep 4, 2017

Nintendo loses court case over Wii motion controllers

Nintendo has been told to pay a medical-device maker $10m after losing a court case over who invented motion-sensing technology. Health technology company iLife sued Nintendo in 2013, saying Wii console controllers used technology it had patented. In court, Nintendo said the technology in iLife's patent was not specific enough to cover the way Nintendo used motion-sensing technology. "Nintendo disagrees with the decision, as Nintendo does not infringe iLife's patent and the patent is invalid," it said in a statement. It added: "Nintendo looks forward to raising those issues with the district court and with the court of appeals."

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