BlackBerry always seems to be fighting off one lawsuit or another. Usually it has to do with patents. Their new Chief Legal Officer, Steve Zipperstein, is fighting back. And winning in the process. Remember Mformation? They had the patent lawsuit that BlackBerry initially lost? It was Mr. Zipperstein who appealed it and won! That case [...]
BlackBerry seems to be getting hit with a lot of legal actions these days. The latest is a patent lawsuit in which BlackBerry, Apple, Motorola, Huawei and ZTE are being pulled into a patent infringement case by Handal & Associates on behalf of e.Digital. The case is based on a patent that e.Digital holds for [...]
A lawsuit filed against BlackBerry by some American shareholders has been dismissed from court by U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan in Manhattan last Friday. The shareholder plaintiffs were claiming that the BlackBerry that various executives of the company had made deliberate and material misstatements about the demise of BlackBerry from 2010 to 2011.
Suit pertains to Bluetooth technologies OTTAWA, CANADA–(Marketwire – Dec. 11, 2012) – Wi-LAN Inc. (“WiLAN”) (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) today announced it has initiated litigation claiming patent infringement in the Southern District of Florida against Research In Motion Limited (“RIM”). The suit against RIM claims infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,260,168 related to Bluetooth technologies. WiLAN will [...]
Mobile Telecommunication Company LLC has sued RIM stating that they have infringed on 5 of the patents that are in their portfolio from the acquisition of SkyTel Communications. The lawsuit states that RIM is using 5 different technologies that were pioneered by Skytel and they want RIM to pay an unspecified amount of damages in [...]
Well here we are the second week into the month of May and RIM has been hit with yet another patent lawsuit over music playlists. GigaOm was informed that a shell company, Point Ventures of Seattle has sued RIM for infringing on US Patent 7667123.
It looks like the patent trolls are hard at work again to day… The lawsuit that was filled this week by a shell company located in Texas, Touchscreen Gestures alleges that Apple and RIM are infringing on a total of four patents.
Here we go again. Another day, another sue? RIM is being sued by “patent troll” Graphic Properties. Joining them is Apple, Samsung, LG and HTC. So what are they suing for?: A single patent which “a computer graphics process that turns text and images into pixels to be displayed on screens.”
Ottawa-based patent firm Wi-LAN is now suing RIM for infringing on two patents that Wi-LAN holds. Those patents are U.S. PatentNo. 5,515,369 and U.S. Patent No. 6,232,969.
We are not sure if you remember but a while back Kodak issued a patent infringement lawsuit against RIM and Apple both. Well there has not been much talk of this suit until now. RIM has broken there silence regarding the case. Hit the break to see what they had to say…
A class-action law suit filed by Frank Saltpietro, claims that Research In Motion Ltd. and Globalware Solutions Inc. accepted his $189 (with $10 online promotional code) order for a 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook on Nov. 26 and sent him an e-mail confirming the order on Nov. 29. The order was then canceled on Nov. 30, claiming [...]
FCC has allow AT&T to withdraw their application to buy out T-Mobile. AT&T had applied to buy Tmo for $39Billion but instead are now going to fight a lawsuit brought against them by the Department Of Justice.
It was really only a matter of time before one of these reared their ugly head, but we now have a class action suit being launched against RIM for the latest BlackBerry outage. The Financial Post reported today that the suit was officially filed by the Consumer Law Group in the Quebec Superior Court “on behalf of individuals [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–BASIS International Ltd. has taken swift legal action to preserve and protect their longstanding ownership of the BBx® trademarked operating system independent language, database, and toolset. Research In Motion’s (RIM) press release announcing a new BlackBerry operating system (OS) named “BBX” is causing great confusion for the worldwide BASIS community and [...]
If RIM wants this to go away, they may have to pay $15million + interest for the audio patent infringement. “RIM will pay “standard terms,” San Francisco-based Dolby said in a statement today, settling patent-infringement lawsuits filed in June in the U.S. and Germany. While financial terms weren’t disclosed, Dolby told analysts on a conference [...]
The land of the Patent Trolls has been busy as of late. The newest accusation comes from the company OpenWare who says that RIM as well as Apple are infringing on thier patents. OpenWare’s CEO Ken Denman had this to say: “Before filing these complaints, we approached both of these companies numerous times in an attempt [...]
RIM is now up against Dolby in a Patent Infringement case. Dolby is looking for unspecified amount of financial damages and injunctions which would force RIM to stop selling BlackBerry products in the US and Germany! “RIM infringes Dolby patents covering highly efficient digital audio compression technologies which allow manufacturers and consumers to provide and [...]
Looks like RIM has been caught in another frivolous patent lawsuit. H-W Technology claims that RIM as well as a few (25) other company are infringing on thier products offering products that: have systems and/or methods for allowing a multi-convergence device utilizing a domain specific application to complete a merchant transaction without the need to [...]
Just in case you were wondering about the whole RIM files suit against Kik for patent infringement thing. Kik Messenger has now filed their Statement of Defence and Counterclaim Against RIM! According to David Lam from David Lam Law Blog “Kik denies that it was developing a cross-platform instant messaging client in secret or had [...]