RIM PAYS $450 MILLION TO SETTLE PATENT LAWSUIT
I was wondering about this lawsuit from a while back. I wonder if RIM's founders knowingly infringed on NTP's patents? I'm sure they did a prior art search when they launched their company with their attorneys, and maybe they decided to take the risk and move forward without contacting NTP. Strike one up for the little guys.
Some more commentary at Tyler Hamilton's blog here and at Engadget here.