Nintendo to get $2.1m in damages in lawsuit against RomUniverse

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Marie Dealessandri

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Nintendo has won its case against rom site RomUniverse and will receive $2.1 million in damages.

Nintendo initially asked for over $15 million in copyright and trademark infringement damages, TorrentFreak reported.

Among others, Nintendo initially demanded $90,000 for each copyrighted work offered on RomUniverse (of which there were 49) and $400,000 for each of the 29 trademarks. The court lowered these to $35,000 per work and granted $400,000 for all the trademarks.

“The Court Grants Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment as to Plaintiff’s copyright infringement, unfair competition and Lanham Act claims, and awards Plaintiff $1,715,000 in statutory

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