Both companies agreed to a 50 million euro settlement just before Christmas. Blackberry maker also agreed to making further patent fees to Nokia.
Nokia wanted to stop distribution of yet unreleased Blackberry 10 devices in United States earlier last year, pending the litigations over unlawful use of Nokia patents. RIM settled with Nokia with one time payment of 50 million euros plus ongoing royalty fees making it about $5 per Blackberry sold.
New Blackberry 10 devices are to be introduced at the end of the month.
- Nokia seeking to block Blackberry 10
- RIM is giving out 7,500 Blackberry 10 devices
- RIM has a tough road ahead
- Nokia to make tough calls to restore competetiveness
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