Gamevice has invoked the Tariff Act of 1930 and requested a cease and desist order against Nintendo over unspecified alleged patent infringements relating to "controller systems with parts that attach to two sides of an electronic device".
"The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain portable gaming console systems with attachable handheld controllers and components thereof", the independent Federal agency writes. It's likely this will all blow over and we can all enjoy our Switches and Gamevices without one infringing on the other, but it's very much a story to keep an eye on. At least, this is the conclusion that can be drawn based on the fact that the lawsuit that the company lobbed at Nintendo was dropped shortly following its filing past year. Nintendo's Switch controllers and the Gamevice controllers do look similar on the surface.
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However, the USITC release notes that an investigation does not necessarily mean that the complaint itself has any merit or validity. The latest company to get in trouble over this is Nintendo, which is now under investigation by the US International Trade Commission.
Gamevice is asking ITC to serve Nintendo with a "limited exclusion order" or a cease and desist order. The issue resides with its patents for detachable controllers that resemble the Switch's iconic Joy-Cons. It's also unlikely that the USITC will make any kind of decision that will favor Gamevice. The complaint will be assigned to a USITC administrative law judge who will hold an evidentiary hearing.
This isn't the first time that the Japanese console maker has been the target of complaints recently, as last week we reported that the company was being investigated for its non-compliant practices on the Nintendo eShop platform.
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The 2018 NHL Draft Lottery is in the books with the Buffalo Sabres winning the first-overall selection and taking Rasmus Dahlin . It continued to count down, and when the Montreal Canadiens were meant to be up, the most attractive thing happened, they didn't.
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Students at many public schools in Arizona will miss a fifth day of classes Wednesday as a statewide teacher walkout continues . Ducey's signing of budget legislation providing more than $300 million in raises for numerous state's striking teachers.
People facing emergencies are being told to call the Police Assistance Line - 131 444 - if they can't get through on triple-zero. It's the telco's second outage in a week after its 4G voice network was affected on Tuesday.
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Embassy in Jerusalem will open May 14, 2018, the 70th anniversary of Israel's declaration of independence in 1948. Trump said he had finally authorized $300,000 to $400,000 to be spent on the construction of the new embassy .
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WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum is breaking ties with Facebook amid a privacy scandal that had dogged the social network for weeks. Post its acquisition by Facebook the WhatsApp user base has almost tripled to 1.35 billion active monthly users.
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