RIM Reels From Supreme Court Denial Of Stay

Law360, New York (October 26, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In yet another stinging setback for Research In Motion Ltd., the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the BlackBerry maker’s emergency request to stay the case brought by NTP Inc. in a lower court.

Chief Justice John Roberts denied RIM’s request without comment. As a result, RIM now faces a potentially-devastating injunction leveled in 2003 against its popular wireless communications service.

By denying the stay, the case will return to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia while the Supreme Court considers the much...
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