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Small Town Attracts High Stakes IP Case

Research In Motion's (RIM) legal department could probably use a round of stiff drinks. After reaching a $612.5 million settlement with Canada-based patent holder NTP in March, the BlackBerry manufacturer has been slammed with yet another infringement suit by California-based Visto Corp. As if that wasn't bad enough, Visto filed the case in a district that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia calls a "renegade jurisdiction."

RIM, welcome to Marshall, Texas.

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