Nintendo files lawsuit against Team Xecuter's Gary Bowser

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If you thought the arrest of some of Team Xecuter's group would be the end of things for the two sides, you'd be wrong. It's Bowser VS Bowser, as Nintendo of America--and by extension Doug Bowser, has filed a lawsuit against TX's Gary Bowser. Gary Bowser was arrested last year alongside cohort Max Louarn, with the former having been extradited to the United States, and the latter still in custody in Canada, facing extradition as well. Bowser was already dealing with 11 counts of felony charges, and now this new lawsuit, filed in NOA's home turf of Washington State, adds to his list of problems.

Nintendo alleges that he trafficked piracy devices in the form of SX, and also infringed upon the company's trademarks. As a result, the house of Super Mario is seeking compensation, to the tune of $150,000, as well as charges of $2,500 per "willful violation". Depending on how things go in court, Nintendo may even try to go after a cut of sales profit that Bowser got from selling SX chips. The full, lengthy legal diatribe is available below, courtesy of Polygon.

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Nintendo may even try to go after a cut of sales profit that Bowser got from selling SX chips.
This idea seems funny to me for some reason. I wonder how SX buyers would react to that news.

Also, I was searching for mentions of GBAtemp and found these gems:
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I wonder if theres anything else I missed further up.
 
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If you thought the arrest of some of Team Xecuter's group would be the end of things for the two sides, you'd be wrong.
Yeah a civil lawsuit, especially if they think they can recover some funds, often follows a criminal one, indeed a criminal case might be assisted with to get the info to properly do a civil lawsuit or indeed make them less of a flight risk (or possibly sort any extradition/jurisdiction woes). There was even a bit of a fad a while back of companies with goods being pirated getting evidence from criminal complaints and then using those in civil cases.


That said I am curious to see what laws Nintendo are going in for here. Probably should read the complaint but compared to most European countries, Japan an similar then the US is fairly hard to get such a case going on in.
 

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This idea seems funny to me for some reason. I wonder how SX buyers would react to that news.

Also, I was searching for mentions of GBAtemp and found these gems:
I wonder if theres anything else I missed further up.
You'd think the big hotshot lawyers could manage to spell GBAtemp right :/
 
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