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Research In Motion Receives Verdict in Patent Case Brought by Mformation

15-Jul-2012 | Source : AG-IP News | Visits : 6938
WATERLOO, ON - Research In Motion Limited (RIM), a world leader in the mobile communications market, learned that a jury returned a verdict against RIM in the amount of $147.2 million (USD) in an action brought by Mformation in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, a press release by RIM stated. RIM is disappointed by the outcome and is evaluating all legal options. Additionally, the trial judge has yet to decide certain legal issues that might impact the verdict. RIM will await those rulings before deciding whether to pursue an appeal.

RIM has worked hard for many years to independently develop its leading-edge BlackBerry technology and industry-leading intellectual property portfolio, and RIM does not believe that the Mformation patent in question is valid.

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