Two-and-a-half years after the Wii was released, the Nintendo sensor bar stand patent has been approved by the U.S. government.

On April 7, Nintendo's patent for "Base Stand for Sensor Bar" was approved for a 14-year patent. The stand is described as an "ornamental design for a base stand for sensor bar." That's an ornamental description!

Super news about the patent and all, but do people actually use the sensor bar stand?

Nintendo Patent For Wii Sensor Bar Stand Finally Approved [Multiplayer via Dtoid]