Nintendo Sued for Patent Infringement

It seems yet another company is bringing suit against Nintendo, this time with regards to the Wii. ThinkOptic, a firm that develops the Wavit Remote has filed a lawsuit alleging patent infringement.

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Microsoft Sued by Tech Firm over Kinect

If something new and innovative comes out, someone gets sued for it. Ohio based company Impulse Technology claims to have created the technology that is the core of the Xbox 360′s motion sensing peripheral.

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Tomita Technologies Sues Nintendo Over 3DS

Nintendo is being sued for alleged patent infringement for the glasses-free stereoscopic 3D technology used in the 3DS. The company bringing the lawsuit is Tomita Technologies, founded by inventor Seijiro Tomita. He worked for Sony for 30 years before founding the company.

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Activision-EA Lawsuit to Proceed

A California Superior Court judge has ruled that Activision has provided enough evidence to go forward with its lawsuit against rival EA. The case involves original Infinity Ward founders Jason West and Vince Zampella.

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Lawsuit Against Activision will “No Doubt” Proceed

Sorry, couldn’t resist. Activision has its fair share of people trying to sue them, and the lawsuit brought by No Doubt back in 2009 is still going forward. Activision tried to have the lawsuit thrown out, but an appeals court ruled in the band’s favor.

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LG Wants PS3 Banned in the U.S., um…Good Luck with That

South Korean company wants the Sony PlayStation 3 banned in the U.S., claiming “patent infringements relating to Blu-ray playback.”

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Sony Sues Hackers For PS3 “Root Key”

In what is becoming a saga all of its own, Sony has decided to take that extra step concerning George “GeoHot” Hotz and the PS3 “root key.” According to Gameindustry.biz (via 1UP) he along with over a 100 others have been served a lawsuit accusing them of circumventing “effective technological protection measures.” Moreover, these circumvention was allegedly done knowingly to increase piracy.

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Activision Sues EA

Speaking of lawsuits, the legal drama between Call of Duty publisher Activision and former Infinity Ward heads Jason West and Vince Zampella rages on. Gamespot reports that Activision has named arch-rival Electronic Arts as defendant, including the publisher in its suit against West and Zampella.

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A Guy from Cypress Hill Sues Rockstar and Take-Two

Can’t you see the resemblance to Michael “Shagg” Washington?

What I know about Cypress Hill in a nutshell: made up by members B-Real, Sen-Dog, and DJ Muggs, copious amounts of dope both lyrical and actual, and how I can’t understand how they could just kill a man. According to IGN, backup singer Michael “Shagg” Washington is suing Rockstar Games and Take-Two Interactive for allegedly using his image without his knowledge in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

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Axl Rose Sues Activision

Edge reports that Guns ‘N’ Roses frontman, Axl Rose, is suing Activision for $20 million for its inclusion of “Welcome to the Jungle” in Guitar Hero III. Rose initially gave permission for Activision to feature the song in the game, as long as it didn’t feature ex GNR guitarist Slash and his band, Velvet Revolver.

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