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Valve hit with $4 million fine over Steam Controller patent infringement

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 3 February 2021 17:58 GMT Corsair’s Scuf Gaming claimed gamepad’s paddles violated its patent.Valve has been fined $4 million for patent infringement with its Steam Controller.As reported by Law360, Valve was taken to court by Corsair’s Scuf Gaming and its IP-holding Ironburg Inventions, who alleged that the gamepad infringed its patent with the Steam Controller’s use of back paddles. This is the same patent that Microsoft paid Ironburg to use with its own Xbox Elite controllers. The firm took Valve to court in 2015.A jury found Valve had infringed upon all seven of Ironburg’s claims, with…