Canada Intervenes In RIM Patent Case


The Globe And Mail is reporting “The federal government has stepped into the middle of a high-stakes patent infringement battle between Research In Motion Inc. and a U.S. company, claiming a recent U.S. court ruling against the creator of the iconic BlackBerry communications device threatens to chill innovation by Canadian firms and give extraterritorial reach to United States patent law.” Looks like a bit of Protectionism on Canada’s part but that is hardly new in a time where globalism is suppose to be the world economic model. You have France and Airbus, Korea and Hyundai, US and softwood, and many more.

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