Nintendo, in its infinite wisdom, took one step closer to total world domination today.‚  Okay, well maybe not, but certainly held their solid ground in what looked to be a testy patent violation case involving the big N as well as Microsoft and Sony.

Judge Leonard Davis of the U.S. District Court in Tyler, Texas, dismissed the case on Monday, and ruled that a jury trial would not be necessary.

Fenner Investments Ltd originally brought the case to court alleging the Wii console and its controllers as well as the GameCube infringed upon one of its patents.‚  Clearly, Fenner was dead wrong in its assumptions and Nintendo can chalk up another one for the good guys.

“We are very pleased with the court’s decision,” said Rick Flamm, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President, Legal & General Counsel. “Nintendo has a long history of developing innovative products while respecting the intellectual property rights of others. We also vigorously defend patent lawsuits when we firmly believe that we have not infringed another party’s patent, despite the risks that this policy entails. I would like to express our sincere appreciation for the tireless efforts of our legal team, which represented us so well.”

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