Nintendo Gets Sued Over The Switch’s Controllers

Nintendo’s new gaming console, the Nintendo Switch, has detachable controllers. They can be attached to the device in handheld mode and removed when the console is docked. Gamevice, a hardware developer, has filed a lawsuit against Nintendo a few days back. It claims that the design of the Nintendo Switch’s controllers is very similar to one of its products. Gamevice thinks that Nintendo is infringing on its patent. One of Gamevice’s first products was a gaming tablet that it launched in 2012. The tablet had a detachable game controller. It hasn’t launched any major hardware products recently except for a few gamepads for Apple devices which were released earlier this year in January.Gamevice’s patent titled “Combination computing device and game controller with flexible bridge section” was granted back in 2015. It details a computing device that has a pair of connected controllers on either side.Basing its complaint on this patent, Gamevice puts forward several arg

Nintendo Gets Sued Over The Switch’s Controllers

Nintendo’s new gaming console, the Nintendo Switch, has detachable controllers. They can be attached to the device in handheld mode and removed when the console is docked. Gamevice, ...

Sun 13 Aug 17 from Ubergizmo

Nintendo is being sued over the design of the Switch’s detachable controllers

Hardware developer Gamevice filed a lawsuit against Nintendo earlier this week, claiming that the design of the Nintendo Switch is too similar to its own products, and that it infringes ...

Sun 13 Aug 17 from The Verge

Nintendo Slapped With Patent Infringement Lawsuit Over Detachable Switch Joy-Con Controllers

Nintendo's stature makes it a prime target for lawsuits, which it seems to attract with every new console launch, both handheld and in the traditional living room category. The company's Switch ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from HotHardware

Nintendo faces lawsuit over Switch's detachable gamepads

Accessory maker Gamevice, based in Simi Valley, Los Angeles, has claimed that the Switch controller too closely resembles the design of its Wikipad gaming device.

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Daily Mail

Nintendo sued over alleged patent violations in the Switch's design

Nintendo’s Switch console has been wildly successful since its release early last year. And while many owners love the hybrid’s portable nature, one accessory maker believes Nintendo ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Techspot

Nintendo Sued Over The Switch’s Joy-Cons

The Nintendo Switch is pretty unique as far as consoles go, and even as far as handhelds are concerned if you were to classify it as one. This is because of the way the console has been designed ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Ubergizmo

Nintendo faces lawsuit over the Switch's detachable controllers

The Nintendo Switch certainly isn't the first gaming tablet, but is it directly riffing on others' ideas? Gamevice thinks so. The accessory maker is suing Nintendo for allegedly ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Engadget

Nintendo accused of copyright theft over Switch controller design

A gaming accessory manufacturer has filed a lawsuit against Nintendo, claiming that the company's concept for the Switch handheld console is too similar to its own gaming tablet and detachable ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Techradar

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