Blackberry Sues Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram Over a Patent Infringement

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Blackberry Claims that Instagram and whatsapp owned by Facebook has infringed on seven BBM patents and is asking for monetary damages and This lead to Blackberry On Tuesday Filling a patent infringement lawsuit against WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook.

Although we all know that Apple and Android was the smartphones that took the crown from BlackBerry in the smartphone industry. Now, BlackBerry has fall and converted to Android. TCL is the current manufacturer of BlackBerry Android-powered hardwares that focuses on security and enterprise features.

In Addition BlackBerry also alleges that Facebook and its daughter companies have created messaging apps that infringe on BlackBerry patents covering user interface features, security, battery-efficient status updates, and integrating mobile messaging in games.

Facebook’s Deputy General counsel release a statement concerning the issue;

“BlackBerry’s suit sadly reflects the current state of its messaging business. Having abandoned its efforts to innovate, BlackBerry is now looking to tax the innovation of others. We intend to fight. – Facebook“

 

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