By Eric Schweibenz
On August 31, 2012, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued a notice regarding the Initial Determination on Violation (“ID”) in Certain Video Game Systems and Wireless Controllers and Components Thereof (337-TA-770).

By way of background, the Complainants in this matter are Creative Kingdoms, LLC and New Kingdoms, LLC and the Respondents are Nintendo of America, Inc. and Nintendo Co., Ltd. (collectively, “Nintendo”). 

According to the notice, ALJ Bullock determined that there is no violation of Section 337 by Nintendo in this investigation with respect to U.S. Patent Nos. 7,850,527, 7,500,917, and 7,896,742.

The notice issued by ALJ Bullock released only the information noted above.  We will provide additional information after the public version of the ID issues in its entirety.