*Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV v Nintendo of Europe GmbH

Patent – Validity. The claimant, Philips, brought an action, contending that the Nintendo's Wii computer game console infringed three of its patents concerning a method and apparatus for controlling the movement of a virtual body in a computer generated virtual environment and a hand held pointing device used to control electrical apparatus. The Patents Court held that two of the claimant's patents, as amended, were valid and had been infringed.

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