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Atari vs. Nintendo court transcripts
M2249  
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Description
Volumes of court transcripts from a 1992 suit between Nintendo and Atari.
Background
The collection contains selected transcripts from Atari Corporation vs. Nintendo of America, Inc.(N.D. Cal. filed Jan. 30, 1989) (No. C-89-0824-FMS), one of several important suits between the two video game manufacturers. These transcripts belonged to Richard Lehrberg (1947-2015), an expert witness in the suit. Lehrberg had been a game buyer for Sears in the early 1980s who then worked at Activision before forming his own company, Lehrberg Associates, an international software licensing company in 1989.
Extent
3 Linear Feet : 6 boxes
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.