BlackBerry lawsuit alleges that Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp infringed on BBM patents

March 7th, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

The latest lawsuit from BlackBerry claims that Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp (all of which are services owned by Facebook) have infringed on seven patents.

BlackBerry is asking for monetary damages “including an enhancement of damages on account of Defenants’ willful infringement.” More specifically, BlackBerry alleges that Facebook and its daughter companies have created messaging apps “that infringe on BlackBerry patents covering security, user interface features, battery-efficient status updates, and integrating mobile messaging in games,” according to Variety.

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