Nintendo Switch Parental Controls Password Input Patent

Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for a new “Information Processing” patent in Japan. The patent aims to solve the problem where inputting a password, for example to temporarily disable Nintendo Switch Parental Controls settings (which is used by Nintendo as an example, although the images used show Wii), can be easily identified by the child. The patent also aims to reduce erroneous input. Images used in the application added below (large post). Thanks to J-PlatPat.

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Collision Determination Processing Patent

Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for a new “Information Processing” patent in Japan. The patent aims to provide an information processor capable of easily performing collision determination processing such as objects with acute angles in games such as slopes in Super Mario Maker 2 (which is used by Nintendo as an example). Images used in the application added below (large post). Thanks to J-PlatPat.

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Kieta Koukeisha Trademark

Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for a new 消えた後継者 (Kieta Koukeisha) trademark in Japan for purposes including video game program, downloadable video game program, downloadable smartphone program, and related. Please note this is for the game, Famicom Tantei Club Kieta Koukeisha. Actual application added below. Thanks to J-PlatPat.

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Super Kirby Clash Trademarks

Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for new trademarks for both スーパーカービィハンターズ (Super Kirby Hunters) and SUPER KIRBY CLASH in Japan for purposes including video game program, downloadable video game program, downloadable smartphone program, and related. Actual applications added below. Thanks to J-PlatPat.

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Toy-Con Motorbike Patent

Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for a new patent in Japan “To provide a game system, a game program, a game device, a game processing method, and cardboard.” The patent for all intents and purposes resembles the Toy-Con Motorbike (main image), although there maybe operational differences (the patent is from September 2019). Images used in the application added below (large post). Thanks to J-PlatPat.

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Semiconductor Power Device Patent

Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for a Semiconductor Power Device patent in Japan. The patent aims to provide an energising device capable of reducing the possibility that an unnecessary load is applied to a connector. Th application resembles the Nintendo Switch Adjustable Charging Stand (main image). Images used in the application added below (large post). Thanks to J-PlatPat.

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