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Goodsill Secures Patent for Tetris Online, Inc. of Honolulu

Feb 19, 2013

(HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I — FEBRUARY 19, 2013) — With legal assistance from Goodsill Anderson Quinn and Stifel, Honolulu-based Tetris Online, Inc. secured its first patent for infrastructure of an interactive, computer game that provides online gamers an improved “real-time” game experience.

The new innovation allows for both online and mobile device players to enjoy an enhanced gaming experience.  In techno-speak, the infrastructure allows gamers to play against and interact with other live gamers and “apparently live” participants in what looks and feels like real-time play.

“This breakthrough of game play with improved real-time feel is remarkable and a valuable technology asset. It’s a pleasure to see this innovation springing from Hawai‘i’s growing tech sector,” says Martin Loui, Goodsill Intellectual Property counsel.

Goodsill’s Intellectual Property practice includes attorneys versed in patent opinions, prosecution, portfolio development, licensing and patent litigation.

Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel LLP, founded in Hawai‘i in 1878, has nearly 70 attorneys representing local, national and international clients. Goodsill lawyers handle a wide range of civil law matters, extending personalized legal services with cutting-edge resources.

Tetris Online, Inc. is the exclusive online licensee of The Tetris Company, LLC of all rights to the world-famous Tetris® game in North America and Europe. Founded in January 2006 by Minoru Arakawa, Henk Rogers and Alexey Pajitnov, Tetris Online is a developer and publisher of electronic entertainment properties. Tetris Online is privately held and headquartered in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. For more information, please visit: www.tetrisonline.com.

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