BlackBerry has filed a lawsuit against Nokia for patent infringement

BlackBerry has taken out a new lawsuit against Nokia for patent infringement. BlackBerry Ltd. v. Nokia Corp., 17-155, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. According to the lawsuit BlackBerry states Nokia has infringed on a total of 11 U.S. Patents. The U.S. Patents named in the suit are as follows: 6,996,418; 8,254,246; 8,494,090; […]

BlackBerry wins dismissal of class action lawsuit

Way back in October 2013 Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC and former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr filed a class action lawsuit against BlackBerry for ‘materially false and misleading statements and omissions related to the Company’s business and operations’. This means that they believed that BlackBerry mislead investors into thinking BlackBerry’s BlackBerry 10 […]

BlackBerry wins another round against Typo

Back on the 21st BlackBerry asked a California federal judge to sanction Typo Products LLC. Typo thought it would be okay to release Typo 2.0 by arguing that the newly redesigned keyboard case did not infringe on any of BlackBerry’s patients. Judge Orrick disagreed, ruling the “new keyboard isn’t grounds for lifting the preliminary injunction.” “BlackBerry […]

BlackBerry wins court order stopping the sales of Typo keyboard

Today BlackBerry has been extreamly bust today with everything going on Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results for Fiscal 2014. While that was great news for BlackBerry moving in the right direction, BlackBerry just got even better news on their lawsuit against typo. BlackBerry has won a court order that in the lawsuit against Ryan Seacrest”s Typo keyboard for […]

Typo Products Requesting Case Dismissal Against BlackBerry

Typo Products is being sued by BlackBerry for their iPhone keyboard that bears a striking resemblance to the keyboard that BlackBerry has developed for their smartphones.  Typo was is in front of the Federal Court speaking to the judge presiding over the case requesting that they dismiss the case on the grounds that the patents […]

BlackBerry to Block Sales of Knock Off Typo Keyboard

BlackBerry filed a suit against knock off Typo keyboard earlier this month which Typo Products responded that they would defend the case and continue on with their business plan, however BlackBerry now has moved to block sales of the product as they asked a California court to block U.S. sales. BlackBerry put in this request late Wednesday afternoon:  BlackBerry is […]

BlackBerry Keyboard Lookalikes, Typo Product, Is Going To Defend Themselves Against The Newly Filed Lawsuit

I saw an article on this a few weeks ago and my first thought was that it looked exactly like a BlackBerry keyboard. I also thought that it might possibly be illegal to market a product that is a copy of another. Since I am no lawyer I obviously didn’t know if it is something […]

BlackBerry Files Suit Against Typo – BlackBerry charges Typo has infringed its Keyboard Patents

Can’t say I didn’t see this one coming from a mile away… BlackBerry has just filed a lawsuit Typo Products LLC and TV host and media personality Ryan Seacrest. Mr. Seacrest invested $1 million in Typo to produce a physical keyboard for a full touch unit. WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 3, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited […]

Here We Go It’s Microsoft, Apple, BlackBerry, Sony and Ericsson Vs Google, Samsung, HTC And Huawei, This Time It’s About Patents

Rockstar, who owns Nortel’s patents is going to fight a patent infringement along with Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, Ericsson and Sony. They are accusing Google, HTC, Huawei of 7 patent infringements. The patents are related to “help match internet search terms with relevant advertising.” Back when Nortel’s patents were for sale, Google was one of the […]

WiLAN and BlackBerry Settle All Litigations

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 9, 2013) – Wi-LAN Inc. (“WiLAN” or the “Company”) (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) today announced that BlackBerry Limited (“BlackBerry”) and WiLAN have reached an agreement to dismiss all pending patent litigations between the companies. As part of the agreement, BlackBerry has obtained a license to certain patents in suit in Florida. As a […]

BlackBerry and Kik come to terms on 2010 lawsuit Over BBM

  Way back in 2010 BlackBerry then RIM sued Kik Messaging for patent infringement on their BBM like IM client for BlackBerry, Android, and iOS. Since then BBM has come a long way with the addition of BlackBerry 10 and so on. The founder of Kik, Ted Livingston, originally worked for BlackBerryas an engineer. “BlackBerry had […]

BlackBerry’s New CLO Is Fighting Back

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 being sued for allegedly infringing on flash memory patent

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 […]

Shareholder lawsuit against BlackBerry dismissed

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.

WiLAN Initiates Litigation Against RIM

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 […]

RIM Sued Again for “Patent Infringement”

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 […]

RIM Gets Slapped With Another Patent Lawsuit – This Time it is Over Music Playlists

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.

Patent Tolls are at it again… Apple and RIM Hit With Yet Another Patent Suit

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.

RIM Gets Sued By A Company Called Graphic Properties

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.”

Research In Motion Gets Sued by Patent Firm Wi-LAN

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.