One final NTP patent rejection from US Patent Office

Just ahead of a court hearing that could have significant ramifications for RIM in the US, the US Patent Office has issued a final rejection on one of the five patents that NTP claims have been infringed on by RIM. Unfortunately, this does not end here as NTP can still appeal this final decision to a three-judge panel at the Patent Office as well as federal court.

Meanwhile, the decision whether or not an injunction against RIM in the US is expected on Friday, February 24.

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