cellphone_blackberry.jpgIPNews® – In a year of setbacks for the beleaguered Blackberry manufacturer, Research in Motion was found guilty of patent infringement last week after a three-week trial and a week of jury deliberations. 

The decision, handed down last Friday in the Northern District of California, resulted in an award of $147.2 million in damages, approximately $8 for each of the 18.4 million Blackberry devices connected to the Blackberry Server.  The news of its loss was a further setback for RIM, who has had a rough year.  To continue reading, click: RIM Loses Patent Infringement Case