Research In Motion got slapped with a patent lawsuit by NXP Semiconductors, Reuters reported today.
The lawsuit deals with patents that relate to design, data transmission, and other features found on RIM's BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook tablet, Reuters said.
A RIM representative declined to comment to CNET.
It's just the latest problem for RIM, which last week reported another set of disappointing quarterly results as its BlackBerry continues to cede market share to its competitors. RIM shook up the company's management team and opened the door to explore options, including partnerships, licensing deals, and even a sale, … Read more