RIM To Pay $147.2 Million In Wireless Patent Lawsuit

Posted on Jul 14 2012 - 7:56am by Editorial Staff

Reuters reporting that a northern California jury has asked BlackBerry maker Research In Motion to pay $147.2 million in patent litigation over a remote management system for wireless devices. The verdict comes in such a bad time when company is facing a worse time with fallen share prices, bad quarter results and over the top delayed BlackBerry 10 smartphone.

According to an attorney for Mformation, Amar Thakur, the jury directed RIM to pay $8 royalty for every BlackBerry device connected with RIM’s enterprise server software, which brings in the total award the mobile company to pay is $147.2 million. In all these, RIM spokeswoman Crystal Roberts said in a statement, “Research In Motion has worked hard to develop its leading-edge BlackBerry technology.”

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