Nintendo Virtual Patent Marking

The following Nintendo products are protected by patents in the U.S. and elsewhere.


Nintendo Switch

Protected by US Patent Nos. 9,724,601; 9,751,008; 9,757,647; 9,776,081; 9,782,671; 10,092,832; 10,139,865; 10,661,160; D882,693; D876,550; D875,837; D875,178; D863,448 and D819,696. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Protected by US Patent Nos. 9,498,728; 10,074,269; 10,354,519 and D819,641. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.

Joy-Con

Protected by US Patent Nos. 9,724,601; 9,751,008; 9,757,647; 9,776,081; 9,782,671; 10,074,269; 10,092,832; 10,354,519; 10,661,160; D882,693; D876,550; D875,837; D875,178; D863,448 and D819,642. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.

Joy-Con Charging Grip

Protected by US Patent No. 9,776,082; 10,258,879 and D815,696. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.

Joy-Con Wheel

Protected by US Patent No. 9,895,606; 10,220,309 and D795,963. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.

Nintendo GameCube Controller

Protected by US Patent Nos. 7,568,975 and 7,905,781. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.

New Nintendo 2DS XL

Protected by US Patent Nos. 8,442,436; 8,608,392; 8,628,419; 8,636,595; 8,641,527; 8,647,205; 8,768,255; 8,851,997; 8,858,337; 8,951,122; 9,174,126; 9,174,129; 9,180,376; 9,320,972; 9,387,404; 9,457,267 and 9,457,268. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.

New Nintendo 3DS XL

Protected by US Patent Nos. 8,267,780; 8,337,304; 8,384,770; 8,442,436; 8,608,392; 8,628,419; 8,636,595; 8,641,527; 8,647,205; 8,768,255; 8,848,100; 8,851,997; 8,858,337; 8,894,486; 8,917,985; 8,951,122; 9,174,126; 9,174,129; 9,180,376; 9,320,972; 9,367,147; 9,387,404; 9,457,267; 9,457,268 and D745,606. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.

New Nintendo 3DS

Protected by US Patent Nos. 8,267,780; 8,337,304; 8,384,770; 8,442,436; 8,608,392; 8,628,419; 8,636,595; 8,641,527; 8,647,205; 8,768,255; 8,848,100; 8,851,997; 8,858,337; 8,894,486; 8,917,985; 8,951,122; 9,174,126; 9,174,129; 9,180,376; 9,320,972; 9,367,147; 9,387,404; 9,457,267; 9,457,268; 9,510,472 and D745,606. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.

Nintendo 2DS

Protected by US Patent Nos. 8,442,436; 8,608,392; 8,628,419; 8,636,595; 8,641,527; 8,647,205; 8,768,255; 8,851,997; 8,858,337; 8,951,122; 9,174,126; 9,174,129; 9,180,376; 9,320,972; 9,387,404; 9,409,086; 9,457,267; 9,457,268; D720,404; D720,405 and D720,407. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.

Nintendo 3DS XL

Protected by US Patent Nos. 8,267,780; 8,337,304; 8,384,770; 8,442,436; 8,608,392; 8,628,419; 8,636,595; 8,641,527; 8,647,205; 8,768,255; 8,848,100; 8,851,997; 8,858,337; 8,894,486; 8,917,985; 8,951,122; 9,174,126; 9,174,129; 9,180,376; 9,320,972; 9,387,404; 9,457,267; 9,457,268; D697,139; D697,141; D697,142; D697,143; D699,722; D704,190; D704,712 and D706,356. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.

Nintendo 3DS

Protected by US Patent Nos. 8,267,780; 8,337,304; 8,384,770; 8,442,436; 8,608,392; 8,628,419; 8,636,595; 8,641,527; 8,647,205; 8,768,255; 8,848,100; 8,851,997; 8,858,337; 8,894,486; 8,917,985; 8,951,122; 9,174,126; 9,174,129; 9,180,376; 9,320,972; 9,387,404; 9,457,267; 9,457,268; D638,840; D641,049; D643,476; D645,521; D650,447 and D666,679. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.

Nintendo SNES Classic Edition

Protected by US Patent Nos. 7,594,827; 7,722,409; D558,682; D568,821 and D568,823. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.

Nintendo NES Classic Edition

Protected by US Patent Nos. 7,594,827; 7,722,409; D558,682; D568,821 and D568,823. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.

Nintendo NES Classic Controller

Protected by US Patent Nos. 7,594,827; 7,722,409; D558,682; D568,821 and D568,823. Additional patents may be issued or pending in the US and elsewhere.


This website is provided in accordance with the virtual patent marking provisions of various jurisdictions, including those of the America Invents Act. The above list of Nintendo products may not be all inclusive, and other Nintendo products not listed here may be protected by one or more patents.