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  • September 11, 2019
  • To whom it may concern:
  • Company Name: Capcom Co., Ltd.
    Representative: Haruhiro Tsujimoto, President and COO
    (Code No. 9697 First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange)
    Contact: Public Relations and Investor Relations Section
    Phone Number: +81-6-6920-3623

(Amendment) Notice Regarding Partial Amendment to Press Release
"Capcom Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit"

Capcom Co., Ltd. hereby announces that it has amended the September 11, 2019 press release "Capcom Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit" after discovering errors in part of the content. We offer our sincerest apologies for the errors, which we amend here. Amended sections are underlined.

(Before a correction)
The Intellectual Property High Court handed down its decision, ordering Koei Tecmo to pay compensation of 156,913,710 yen (143,843,710 yen in damages and 13.07 million yen in attorneys' fees, etc.) to Capcom, after recognizing that Koei Tecmo infringed upon two of Capcom's patents (patent #3350773 (patent A, below) and patent #3295771 (patent B, below)).

(After a correction)
The Intellectual Property High Court handed down its decision, ordering Koei Tecmo to pay compensation of 143,843,710 yen (130,773,710 yen in damages and 13.07 million yen in attorneys' fees, etc.) to Capcom, after recognizing that Koei Tecmo infringed upon two of Capcom's patents (patent #3350773 (patent A, below) and patent #3295771 (patent B, below)).

(Before a correction)
In the Osaka District Court's ruling at the first instance (March 21, 2017), the court recognized Capcom's claim for patent B only (and dismissed Capcom's claims regarding patent A), handing down a ruling that ordered Koei Tecmo to pay Capcom 5.17 million yen (4.7 million yen in damages and 470 thousand yen in attorney's fees, etc.).

(After a correction)
In the Osaka District Court's ruling at the first instance (December 14, 2017), the court recognized Capcom's claim for patent B only (and dismissed Capcom's claims regarding patent A), handing down a ruling that ordered Koei Tecmo to pay Capcom 5.17 million yen (4.7 million yen in damages and 470 thousand yen in attorney's fees, etc.).

Inquiries regarding the above information may be directed to:

Capcom Co., Ltd.
Public Relations and Investor Relations Section
(Address) 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
(Tel)+81-6-6920-3623 (Fax) +81-6-6920-5108
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