Court Rejects BlackBerry Patent Appeal

"A court decision Friday renewed the possibility that service to BlackBerry wireless e-mail devices might be cut off for most users in the United States.

"The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington rejected a request by Research in Motion, the Canadian company that makes the BlackBerry, to rehear its appeal of a patent infringement case brought by NTP Inc., the patent holder. A three-judge panel of the court ruled in August that Research in Motion had violated seven of NTP’s patents."

Ian Austen. Court Ruling in BlackBerry Case Puts Service to U.S. Users at Risk. The New York Times. Oct. 8, 2005.

Update: Red Herring. RIM BlackBerry Threatened. Oct. 10, 2005.

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10/11/2005 at 08:54

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