Tag Archives: anascape
Wed, Jul 23, 2008 | 12:04 BST
Wow. According to this Bloomberg report, it looks as though Nintendo may actually, properly have to pull the Wii Classic Controller, WaveBird controller and GameCube controller after the firm lost a patent-infringement fight against Texan firm Anascape.
The action has been put on hold while Nintendo appeals the decision, but if upheld Nintendo will be legally forced to remove the controllers from sale.
Make sure you read that piece.
Thu, May 15, 2008 | 09:05 BST
Nintendo has been found guilty of copyright infringement in the US and has been ordered to pay $21 million to small gaming firm Anascape.
The firm stepped on Anascape’s toes over its Wii Classic, WaveBird and GameCube controllers, says this AP report, but was left in the clear over the motion-sensing Wiimote.
Anascape has also successfully gained payment for Microsoft over Xbox controllers, after an out of court settlement was reached before the start of the Nintendo trial.
More through the link.