BlackBerry Maker Settles Patent Clash With Wi-LAN

Law360, New York (August 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Wi-LAN Inc. announced Monday that it has agreed to settle a suit it brought against BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion Ltd. over several wireless technology patents.

As part of the settlement agreement, RIM has obtained a license to some of Wi-LAN’s wireless technology, and the litigation between the two companies will be dismissed. Specific details of the settlement will remain confidential and the agreement may encompass a number of patents, according to a representative from Wi-LAN.

Ontario, Canada-based Wi-LAN is a developer of broadband wireless technologies,...
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