Tag: John Kirby

  • News John Kirby, The Man Who Saved Donkey Kong, Passes Away Aged 79

    And Kirby's namesake, of course

    John J Kirby, Jr., the lawyer who successfully defended Nintendo in a legal battle against Universal in the '80s to save the Donkey Kong franchise, has passed away aged 79. John J Kirby, Jr. (1939-2019) Kirby was a prominent attorney who represented the likes of Pepsi, America Online, and Nintendo. He successfully...