Motorola Hits RIM With ITC Complaint Over Devices

Law360, New York (January 22, 2010, 6:14 PM EST) -- Motorola Inc. filed a complaint on Friday with the U.S. International Trade Commission that accuses BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. of unfair trade practices for importing products into the U.S. that allegedly infringe on five of its patents.

The Section 337 complaint asks the commission to investigate RIM's wireless handheld devices, battery packs and certain wireless communication system server software, according to a letter to the ITC.

The patents-at-issue concern “early-stage innovations” Motorola has been developing in “key technology areas,” including Wi-Fi access, application and...
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