Nintendo found guilty of Patent Infringment
Remember when I talked about Nintendo getting sued for the 3DS' technology? Well you read the title, so you probably know the verdict. everyone gets lemonade! But seriously, it speaks for itself.
A New York jury has declared Nintendo guilty of infringing of Seiji Tomita's 3D technology patent and has awarded the former Sony employee his compensatory damages of over 30 million dollars.
Just to clarify, since a few people misinterpreted the wording when I last talked about this: Sony did not sue Nintendo, it was a former Sony employee with no relationship towards the company anymore that began seeking compensation since 2011. Besides, the fact of the matter remains that Nintendo does not believe they infringed on Tomita-san's patent, as they provided this statement to a similar article via IGN:
Good to know, but 30 million is still quite a significant number for a company to lose, even after Nintendo's money printer that was the Wii. So, what do you make out of this G1s? Do you think that the jury is still out on this one? Or was it...
» Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/13/us-nintendo-patent-infringement-idUSBRE92C1DA20130313?type=companyNews
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