Apple, RIM Hit With Suit Over Mobile Internet Patents

Law360, New York (August 31, 2011, 6:11 PM EDT) -- Openwave Systems Inc. sued Apple Inc. and Research In Motion Ltd. on Wednesday in the U.S. International Trade Commission and Delaware federal court, claiming the companies' iPhones, BlackBerrys and other devices infringed patents covering mobile Internet access technology.

Redwood City, Calif.-based Openwave, which holds rights to numerous patents, lodged complaints alleging RIM and Apple products infringed intellectual property covering the technology used to optimize mobile devices’ programs and connectivity while navigating the Internet.

“We believe that these large companies should pay Openwave to use the technologies...
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