Valve Loses Controller Patent Lawsuit

Law.com has the results of the patent infringement lawsuit over the Steam Controller mentioned last week (thanks VGC). Word is the jury ruled in favor of the plaintiff, and Valve is on the hook to pay them $4 million:
The number is on the low end of the damages range sought by Ironburg Inventions, but jurors also found Valve Corp.'s infringement was willful, raising the possibility of enhancements. Valve had argued there was no infringement.

The intellectual property holding company for video came controller maker SCUF Gaming has won a $4 million verdict in the nation’s first all-virtual patent infringement jury trial.
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Feb 2, 2021, 22:47
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The jurors were mailed valve controllers. (Not scuf, and that was what i was referring to)
You don't have to make a product to defend your patent.

Obviously there was enough evidence to convince them that the Valve controller infringed on the patent.
If you read the patent and look at valves controller, it's pretty obvious.

This comment was edited on Feb 2, 2021, 23:02.
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