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BlackBerry: Forget phones, Lawsuits In Motion is back – and it's firing off patent claims

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The irony

Blackberry were the "victims" of the biggest patent troll payout in Canadian history

Back when they started somebody claimed to have a patent on "email to mobile device" and asked for a few million $, Blackberry fought them and ended up losing a judgement for a couple of $Bn

It's one of the first cases that convinced many companies that it's cheaper and safer to pay trolls a few $100K when they first ask rather than risk going to court - and so created the patent troll industry

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