|Court Clears Way for Wireless Users|
|Topic||Introduction to Marketing|
|Key Words||Marketing environment, legal environment, PDAs, Wi-fi,|
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Another courtroom drama has ended as Canadian wireless company Research In Motion (RIM) has agreed to pay $612 million in a patent infringement case that nearly shut down its BlackBerry e-mail service. The settlement with NTP, Inc.--a U.S.-based patent-holding firm whose lawsuit with RIM kept BlackBerry users on edge for months--eliminates the need for any further court proceedings.
|Source||"BlackBerry Won't Get Squashed; At long last, RIM and NTP have reached a deal that will keep the wireless e-mail devices running," Business Week Online, March 6, 2006 pNA|
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