Nintendo Trademarks Zii In Japan

Games Supremo Nintendo has trademarked the word “Zii” in Japan for use with video games and other electronic devices; the application for the word was accepted by the Japanese Trademark body on the 30th of October and it is only now that it has been publicly released.

According to Siliconera who found this tidbit, it is a tad late for Nintendo to protect the Wii from Typos (ed: in addition, I’m not sure that they got their mitts on the word “Sii”; the letter “s” sits just below “w” on a QWERTY keyboard).

Read more at : http://www.itproportal.com/portal/news/article/2009/12/15/nintendo-trademarks-zii-japan-sends-tongue-wagging/#ixzz0ZqjrG3It

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