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http://www.smarthouse.com.au/Games_A...ories/D3M6V5B8

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The big news in the console world today is that Nintendo is being sued for the Wiimote trigger. The folks at SmartHouse have the lowdown, complete with illustration of the patents that are allegedly being infringed on.

Interlink Electronics is suing Nintendo over the Wii Remote's trigger button, which Interlink claims to be its own original patented design (patent no. 6,850,221). Interlink states in its filing. Nintendo has made, used, offered for sale and sold in the United States, and continues to make, use, offer for sale and sell in the United States one or more controllers which activities infringe, induce others to infringe, and/or contributorily infringe the '221 patent.
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Of course. Why are these minor companies trying to cash in on a huge corporation's success?
First it was Intel, then it was AMD and NVIDIA, now it's Nintendo. Who's next?
    
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Its already happened to sony too.
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I'm thinking somebody is gonna try to sue Micron for something next.
    
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wth is micron?
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maker of the all mighty d9's
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Quote:
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All must worship D9!
    
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Slade got beat to posting a tidbit!!
     
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