In more good legal news for BlackBerry, a years long court case, BlackBerry has won against a patent infringement case brought on by Mformation way back in 2008. Originally, Mformation had brought suit against RIM for violation of remote device management patents. Mformation won that suit and was awarded $147 million in damages .
RIM(BlackBerry) appealed and the ruling in favor of Mformation was vacated. Mformation then appealed the verdict that vacated the win for RIM back in 2012. Finally this whole sordid affair is over as of Friday August 22nd.
Judge Edward Chen ruled in favor of BlackBerry and denied Mformation's motion. In his ruling, Judge Chen stated, "substantial evidence" did not support a judgment of infringement. In a statement from BlackBerry, a spokesperson commented: