A Gallery Of Wii U Trademarks Filed By Nintendo

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Nintendo unveiled the Wii U and its novel tablet-meets-gamepad controller at E3. A few days before the tradeshow, Nintendo went on a trademark bonanza grabbing terms and variations of Mii U, Wii Music U, and even "Shield Pose" which was the name of one of the hands-on demos.

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Nintendo has a habit of doing this after a console announcement, so these are likely protective trademarks. However, the terms Nintendo decided to protect give us a hint on what the publisher is thinking.


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Here’s the full list of Wii U terms trademarked in Japan by Nintendo. While you’re scanning these, Keep an eye out for a magical moving U.


Wii U + logo

Mii U

Wii Fit U

Wii Sports U

Wii Music U

Wii Party U

Wii Play U

WiiWare U

Wii Balance Board U

Balance Wii Board U

Wii Wheel U

Wii Zapper U

Wii U Fit

Wii U Music

Wii U Party

Wii U Sports

Wii U Play

Wii U Ware

Wii U Balance Board

Balance Wii U Board

Wii U Wheel

Wii U Zapper

Wii Speak U

Wii U Speak

Shield Pose

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