RIM CEOs To Face Deposition In Data Security IP Row

Law360, New York (August 10, 2010, 4:50 PM EDT) -- Wireless software company Mformation Technologies Inc. can depose Research In Motion Ltd.'s co-CEOs in its suit accusing the BlackBerry maker of infringing two patents for remote wireless security software, a federal judge has ruled.

Jim Basillie and Mike Lazaridis, co-CEOs of Ontario, Canada-based RIM, will be required to give one-hour depositions regarding failed licensing negotiations between the parties in 2002, Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California said Friday.

RIM had argued that Basillie and Lazaridis did...
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