microsoft.jpgIPNews® – Microsoft Inc. said Tuesday that it has forged a licensing agreement with Research in Motion Ltd. for its latest technology to optimize flash memory storage, widely used in smartphones and other devices.

The Blackberry maker will now be able to use Microsoft’s Extended File Allocation Table, known as exFAT, a modern file system

cellphone_blackberry.jpgIPNews® – Blackberry manufacturer Research in Motion successfully defended a trademark infringement lawsuit against the Canada television company, BBM Canada. 

On the heels of a recent loss in its infringement lawsuit against Basis International for use of the term BBX in its Blackberry 10 operating system, and various customer dissatisfaction problems, Blackberry has suffered dramatic

cellphone_blackberry.jpgIPNews® – The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has rejected all four applications by a Canadian marketing company to register the term “CrackBerry” as a trademark. 

The judge’s decision was based on evidence provided by BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion that, if the term was to be trademarked, a likelihood of confusion would be created with