Earlier this week, BlackBerry filed a patent infringement suit against Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp over a number of patents it owns. There has … [Read more...] about BlackBerry’s patent infringement suit against Facebook might be just the beginning
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With the current uncertainty surrounding the future of BlackBerry and its patent portfolio, Envision IP analyzed the US patent application filing … [Read more...] about Expert: Blackberry’s Patent Filings Show Strong Innovation Focus
Fresh from its recent deal with Microsoft, Nokia may be well poised to acquire BlackBerry’s patent portfolio in whole or part, if the patents are made … [Read more...] about Nokia is Well Positioned to Acquire and Monetize BlackBerry Patents