RIM Files Suit Against Good Technology
Research In Motion has filed a patent infringement suit against upstart competitor Good Technology.Research In Motion Ltd. has filed a patent infringement suit against upstart competitor Good Technology Inc. The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, alleges that Good Technologys products and services infringe on four RIM patents; these range from patents for a method to control gateway functions in a wireless network to a patent for a thumb-optimized mobile device.
Good, of Sunnyvale, Calif., offers similar wares as RIM back-end server software and a companion device that enables wireless access to corporate data. Good last month signed a deal with Cingular Wireless wherein the carrier will use the companys technology for wireless data services, with eventual plans to resell Goods G100 wireless handheld device.