More Details On Nintendo Wii Fit Suit

IncGamers has uncovered further details regarding IA Labs' lawsuit against Nintendo.

As well as details of the alleged email dialogue between IA Labs and Nintendo, we can reveal that IA is seeking "treble damages" against Nintendo for "willful infringement" of its patents.

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Maticus3500d ago

Ouch, worrying times for Nintendo?

mrv3213500d ago

Worrying times? They could sell their mountain of gold.

People seem to forget the amount of money Nintendo makes.

whateva3500d ago (Edited 3500d ago )

I clicked on this link hoping to see a white wii vest

wicko3500d ago

You are not the only one, I honestly thought it was some kind of suit as well until I read the description.

akashifire3500d ago

The title should've used "law suit" instead of just "suit" :P

Pennywise3500d ago (Edited 3500d ago )

Should of said law suit... I thought they were coming out with a full body Wii Fit suit!

ZombieNinjaPanda3500d ago

okay good, I'm not the only one that thought they were coming out with a motion sensing suit.

Will-UK3500d ago (Edited 3500d ago )

Me too i came expecting a white wii fit suit loooool

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Leord3500d ago

I wonder if they have a solid claim or just trying to leech from Nintendo...

asdr3wsfas3499d ago

They probably won't settle until they know the merits of the suit. Even then they'll likely file motions to dismiss and request summary judgment. If the other party survives this then the claim goes way up in price and you're most likely to see a settlement. Even then nintendo might fight it out.

Treble damages are harsh, if they push for those Nintendo isn't settling because it's basically a huge punishment for (allegedly) ripping them off.

Fyzzu3500d ago

Ouch. Still, I'm looking forward to seeing how this turns out - much as suits like this seem to crop up regularly, if it's true that IA and Nintendo were in contact prior to the Wii Fit's launch, this could actually have some serious implications.

syrinx3500d ago

Yeh I would be worried about this as well, Nintendo should just pay up and settle it to get it out the way.

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