Capcom wins higher damages in patent infringement case against Koei Tecmo Games
Battle of Game companies

On September 11 2019, Japan IP High Court decided a patent infringement case between Japanese game companies, Capcom and Koei Tecmo Games (Here is the decision).  In this case, Capcom alleges Koei Tecmo has infringed on its two patents (JP3350773 and JP3295771) in Koei Tecmo’s action games (Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors) and horror game (Fatal Frame). The […]

Use the Patent System to Stop Global Warming
Global Warming

Super Typhoon Hagibis hit Japan on October 12. I was safe, but 21 riverbank failures were reported the next day. Japan was just hit by Typhoon Faxai in early September. Typhoon Faxai was said to be the most powerful typhoon on record which had ever landed Kanto region (Tokyo is included there). Some people have […]