When in doubt, sue RIM

Published: November 3rd, 2008

Mformation Technologies Inc., a maker of mobile device management software, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California against Research In Motion Limited and its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, Research In Motion Corporation.

According to a news release, Research In Motion and its subsidiary have allegedly infringed on two of Mformation’s U.S. patents by making, using, and selling RIM’s Blackberry devices, and their management software. Blackberrys and associated software “employ innovative systems and methods of remote device management invented by Mformation, and covered by Mformation’s asserted patents: U.S. Pat. Nos. 6,970,917 and 7,343,408, ” the Eidson, N.J., company alleges.

Would you recommend this article?

Thanks for taking the time to let us know what you think of this article!
We'd love to hear your opinion about this or any other story you read in our publication. Click this link to send me a note →

Jim Love, Chief Content Officer, IT World Canada

Related Download
Moving to the Cloud: Beyond the Myths Sponsor: Carbon60
Moving to the Cloud: Beyond the Myths
Get on the road to cloud success by moving past the myths around it.
Register Now