Research In Motion and NTP sign definitive settlement agreement to end litigation

Date Closed

March 03, 2006

Lead Office


On March 3, 2006, Research In Motion Limited (RIM) and NTP, Inc. signed a definitive licensing and settlement agreement. All terms of the agreement have been finalized and the litigation against RIM has been dismissed by a court order.

BlackBerry Limited, formerly known as Research In Motion Limited (RIM),is a Canadian telecommunication and wireless equipment company best known to the general public as the developer of the BlackBerry brand of smartphones and tablets, but also well known worldwide as a provider of secure & high reliability software for industrial applications and mobile device management (MDM).

McCarthy Tétrault LLP advised Research in Motion with a team led by Cheryl Slusarchuk.