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What is This Weird Walking Apparatus Nintendo Filed a Patent For?
Usually, when Nintendo files a patent for something, we have a vague idea of what it might be used for In this case, we don't have a single clue Over the holiday weekend, the U.S Patent Office posted a very peculiar looking item filed by Nintendo, which they've called a Passive Walking Apparatus and Passive Walking[...]
Appeal Over 3DS Patent Case Won By Nintendo
"Nintendo 3DS has never used the technology in Tomita's patent, and the Court's ruling confirms Nintendo's long tradition of using its own innovative technology This case also proves once again that Nintendo will aggressively defend patent lawsuits when our products do not infringe, even when we must do so over many years, through multiple trials[...]
US Supreme Court Quotes Stan Lee When Deciding Spider-Man Patent Case
This morning the Supreme Court in the USA ruled on a case regarding rights payments to the toy, the Web Blaster, that lets kids create something akin to Spider-Man's comic book webbing, and licensed out by Marvel Enterprises. Patented by Stephen Kimble in 1990, the court decided against him. Case Collard, partner at the international law firm[...]
The Morning After The Night Before – Marvel Visits ComiXology's Offices
Two nights ago, I contacted both Marvel Comics and ComiXology regarding a story I intended to run, regarding Disney/Marvel's granted patent on technology that looks very much like ComiXology's patent pending Guided View. Yesterday, after the article ran, I was told by ComiXology employees, that Marvel staffers had come by their offices for an unplanned meeting. I'd[...]