RIM Settles With Aloft, Stragent In Patent Suits

Law360, New York (April 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Research In Motion Ltd. has settled with two patent-holding companies in separate suits over technology used in RIM's BlackBerry.

RIM and the plaintiffs, Aloft Media LLC and Stragent LLC, filed joint motions to dismiss the unrelated cases on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

One of the confidential settlements came in a case brought by Aloft over a patent for a method to transfer contact information using a cell phone. The other came in a suit brought by Stragent alleging...
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