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Patent Attorney Martin Loui Negotiates a Pair of Patents for Tetris Online

May 23, 2013

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently awarded multiple patents to Tetris Online, Inc., a Hawaii-based games developer.  Issued by the USPTO on the same day, the first patent protects the company’s technology covering its inter-game interactive hybrid asynchronous computer game infrastructure with social network.  The second patent is for the company’s interactive asynchronous game offline play architecture.

Martin S. Loui, Goodsill patent attorney and a former patent examiner, represented the company and negotiated the allowance of the patents.  He commented, “It is exciting to see a Hawaii-based company capture its creative innovations and continue to build its intellectual property portfolio.”

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.  The firm’s Intellectual Property practice includes attorneys versed in patent prosecution, portfolio development, freedom to operate opinions, licensing and patent litigation.

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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