Inventor Asks Fed. Circ. To Revive RIM Email Patent Suit

Law360, New York (January 9, 2013, 8:00 PM EST) -- An inventor urged the Federal Circuit on Wednesday to revive his suit alleging Research In Motion Ltd. took his ideas for email paging technology and patented them as its own, saying a lower court wrongly precluded the case over a previous complaint regarding another RIM patent.

Tahir Mahmood argued that U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest improperly determined on res judicata grounds that claims in his second lawsuit over three RIM patents and two patent applications were precluded because they had already been litigated in the...
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