RIM, Motorola Lay Down Swords In Patent War

Law360, New York (June 11, 2010, 10:32 AM EDT) -- BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. and Motorola Inc. announced a deal Friday to end their bitter, long-running feud in federal courts and the U.S. International Trade Commission over RIM's alleged infringement of a range of Motorola patents.

The settlement ends all outstanding worldwide litigation between the two companies, RIM and Motorola said in a joint statement.

Motorola and RIM will benefit from a long-term, intellectual property cross-licensing arrangement involving the parties receiving cross-licenses of various patent rights, including rights relating to certain industry standards and...
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