Remember when the peripherals manufacturer Gamevice offered a case against Nintendo and the Switch? It accused every Nintendo of America and Nintendo Co. Ltd in Japan of violating its patent on a “combination computing device and game controller” with a “flexible bridge section”. It then dropped the case and filed each different claim with america Trade Commission, which then offered an skilled investigation.

Well, it kind of feels Nintendo has in any case won this lengthy felony struggle. Here’s how it unfolded, consistent with 360 Law:

Nintendo Co. Ltd. walked away victorious from consolidated inter occasions opinions of a Gamevice Inc. cellular gaming patent, with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board invalidating all 19 claims Nintendo had challenged. In a few alternatives issued Tuesday, the board determined that all claims were obvious in delicate of earlier patents.

All 19 claims Nintendo challenged have lengthy long gone in its favour, so it’s game over for Gamevice. In related knowledge, Nintendo’s request to comb apart a Joy-Con drift lawsuit has been rejected.