Outcome Of BlackBerry Case Remains Anyone's Guess

Law360, New York (January 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- One week after the U.S. Supreme Court appeared to strip BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. of any options short of a settlement with NTP or a service-halting injunction, attorneys are speculating that RIM may still have a few tricks up its sleeves.

“This is like watching a staredown in the World Series of Poker – both sides keep pushing more chips into the pot,” said Scott Patterson, a partner and co-chair of Saul Ewing’s Technology Transactions and Intellectual Property Practice Group.

“If NTP cripples BlackBerry,...
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