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Company Overview of Nintendo Co. Ltd.

Company Overview

Nintendo Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells entertainment products worldwide. It offers home leisure equipment; handheld and home console hardware machines, and related software; and playing cards, karuta, and other products. The company was formerly known as Nintendo Playing Card Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Nintendo Co., Ltd. in 1963. Nintendo Co., Ltd. was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

11-1 Hokotate-cho

Kamitoba

Minami-ku

Kyoto,  601-8501

Japan

Founded in 1889

5,213 Employees

Phone:

81 7 5662 9600

Key Executives for Nintendo Co. Ltd.

Nintendo Co. Ltd. does not have any Key Executives recorded.

Nintendo Co. Ltd. Key Developments

Nintendo Wins Patent Infringement Case Brought at the International Trade Commission by Creative Kingdoms

The federal appeals court confirmed Nintendo’s win in a patent infringement case brought at the International Trade Commission by Creative Kingdoms. The court affirmed earlier findings by the ITC that Creative Kingdoms’ patents are invalid and should not have been issued because Creative Kingdoms tried to claim more than the company invented. Creative Kingdoms had asked the ITC to block importation of Nintendo’s Wii and Wii U systems.

Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV and Nintendo Co. Ltd Resolve Patent Disputes

Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV said it has resolved the patent disputes and also reached a patent license agreement with Nintendo Co. Ltd. Therefore, the patent infringement proceedings that Philips had initiated in Germany, the UK, France and the USA against Nintendo's Wii, Wii U and DS handheld products would end.

Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV and Nintendo Co. Ltd. Reaches Patent License Agreement

Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV said it has resolved the patent disputes and also reached a patent license agreement with Nintendo Co. Ltd. Pursuant to the agreement, both the firms would cross-license portions of each company's patent portfolio. The terms and financial details of the license deal are not disclosed.

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