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German court rules against Facebook for Blackberry patent infringement by Messenger, Whatsapp, Instagram

Monday 9 December 2019 | 10:18 CET | News
The district court of Munich has ruled that Whatsapp, Instagram, Facebook and Facebook Messenger infringe patents that are owned by Blackberry. Therefore, Facebook should not provide the apps in their current form, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reports.   

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BlackBerry / Facebook
Countries: Germany
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