U.K. Court Upholds RIM Patent Victory

Law360, New York (February 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- London’s Court of Appeal has upheld a High Court ruling in favor of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd.’s U.K. subsidiary, ruling the technology company did not infringe on a rival's patent.

The U.K. version of the BlackBerry showdown that occurred simultaneously in courts in the U.S. and Germany set RIM against Inpro Licensing SARL, a Luxembourg-based holding company.

In a suit launched in 2003, InPro claimed that RIM violated several of its patents for technology that allows communication between personal data assistants, phones and the...
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