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Gamevice Tries Again to Block U.S. Imports of Nintendo Switch

March 31, 2020, 2:21 PM

Gamevice filed a new patent-infringement complaint against Nintendo at the U.S. International Trade Commission, while it appeals an earlier case it lost against the gaming company over different patents.

  • Nintendo is accused of infringing a Gamevice patent issued in August for a game controller, according to complaint filed March 27 at the trade agency in Washington
  • Gamevice, which makes attachable handheld controllers for use with smartphones or tablets, seeks to block imports of the Nintendo Switch console and Joy-Con controllers made in Asia
  • NOTE: ITC, should it agree to investigate the complaint, would issue final decision in about 15-18 months...

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