WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- NTP Incorporated issued the following
statement regarding this morning's hearing in the U.S. District Court on its
litigation with Research in Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM, TSX: RIM):
We are grateful to the Court for its time and look forward to a final
outcome. We presented a very strong case and believe, based on the closing
remarks of Judge Spencer, that the Court was receptive to the merits of our
We want all BlackBerry users to know that we have repeatedly attempted to
settle this issue with RIM, including trying to meet with them this week.
Contrary to RIM's public stance, we always have and continue to offer RIM a
license that fully protects everyone -- its customers, carriers, and partners.
RIM has rejected our efforts, stalled the proceedings and attempted to
undermine the process every step of the way. We have acted to protect our
interests and will do so in the future as should all patent owners.
Contacts: Eric Brielmann / Joele Frank
Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
SOURCE NTP Incorporated