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John Kirby, an attorney that successfully defended Nintendo from a Universal lawsuit over Donkey Kong, has passed away

John Kirby, an attorney that successfully defended Nintendo from a Universal lawsuit over Donkey Kong, has passed away

Sadly, John J Kirby, Jr. is no longer with us. He passed away on October 2nd at the age of 79, due to complications of Myelodysplastic syndrome, a blood cancer. Kirby was an attorney that defended many big companies, including Pepsi, America Online and Nintendo. In fact, one of his well-known cases involved Nintendo, ...