BlackBerry Settles Data Encryption Patent Dispute

Law360, New York (January 10, 2017, 8:31 PM EST) -- BlackBerry Corp. has agreed to settle two infringement lawsuits brought by securities firm Maz Encryption Technologies LLC, according to a Tuesday court filing, a deal that comes just a few months after a Delaware federal judge ruled one of Maz’s patents was not directed toward an abstract idea.

In a joint filing, the two sides told U.S. District Judge Leonard Stark that they had agreed to dismiss all claims in the lawsuits. Maz, in cases filed in 2013 and 2015, had accused BlackBerry of infringing two...
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