No comment on Wii controller lawsuit: Nintendo

by Saleem Khan, CBC News Online

Nintendo of America Inc. (NOA) is staying tight-lipped on the patent infringement lawsuit filed against the company by U.S. electronics device maker Interlink Electronics, Inc. last week.

"NOA is working on something and we're just waiting on that," Pierre-Paul Trepanier, director of marketing for Nintendo of Canada Ltd., told me from his office in Vancouver on Monday evening.

But a spokeswoman with Nintendo of America's PR agency sent a one-line e-mail late last night that suggested the video game company will not be making a statement on the matter.

"Nintendo isn't able to comment on pending litigation," the spokeswoman from Golin-Harris wrote.

I've asked to be notified of any updates but that's the official word for now.

Meanwhile, Interlink still hasn't returned my calls....

On another note, if the wrist strap on the controller for your Wii has broken, please let us know in the comments below and be sure to include an e-mail address where we can reach you.