Patent Infringement

You’ve Been Accused of Patent Infringement—Now What?

By Kevin Wagner and Theodore Budd Most businesses go about their day-to-day routine without too much focus on intellectual property issues. But then one day an accusation of patent infringement arrives. This accusation could be in the form of a formal complaint filed in Federal District Court, an aggressive cease and desist letter, or a …

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BlackBerry is Now Suing Facebook for Copying Its Messaging Technology

BlackBerry Ltd. filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Tuesday, claiming that the social media giant and its wholly owned apps, Instagram and WhatsApp, infringed on the former smartphone maker’s messaging patents. “Defendants created mobile messaging applications that co-opt BlackBerry’s innovations, using a number of the innovative security, user interface, and functionality enhancing features that made …

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