BlackBerry filed a new lawsuit against the developer covers keyboards Typo for iPhone




Last week the company won a court in BlackBerry Typo Keyboard, issuing keyboard for the iPhone. Recall at the beginning of last year, the Canadian manufacturer sued this company, claiming that it was successful design of keyboards in the BlackBerry smartphone is one of the main reasons for their popularity among users. Thus, products Typo Keyboard can affect the sale BlackBerry.


In the spring, the court issued a ban on the sale of covers Typo, but no compensation shall not be obliged to pay the last. A little later Typo Keyboard released the second version of its smartphone cover for Apple, in which violations have been corrected.

As a result, the district court in San Francisco ordered Typo Keyboard pay a penalty in favor of BlackBerry. BlackBerry indicated in the suit the required amount of compensation in the amount of $ 2.6 million plus legal costs in connection with the fact that the Typo Products sold two large batches of product, and has replaced under warranty covers 100 Typo after the release of the injunction. Court order amount of compensation of damage inflicted BlackBerry totaled $ 860,000.

As it became known, BlackBerry seemed not enough and it initiated a new trial on charges of patent infringement has keyboard Typo 2. «The keyboard was slavishly copied down to the smallest detail, including the form of the keyboard keys design and style,” – said in a statement Canadian producer.


Typo Keyboard refused to comment on the new lawsuit BlackBerry. Does the company plan to sell the second model the cover is not reported.

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