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Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) said Wednesday that it has a software work-around design that is ready and can be implemented if necessary to resolve its patent dispute with NTP Inc.

EU move prompts fresh fears about software patents

The European Union's request for comments on an effective way to protect intellectual property in Europe has prompted fears of a renewed attempt to allow software to be patented, after an earlier patents initiative was blocked last year.

Patent office rejects NTP claim in RIM case

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (UPTO) has rejected an NTP Inc. patent that is part of the ongoing legal spat between the company and Research in Motion Ltd. NTP contends that RIM's popular BlackBerry wireless device infringes five of its patents.

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