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May 11, 2006 16:10 ET

RIM Provides Update on InPro Patent Litigation in the United States

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 11, 2006) - Research In Motion ("RIM") (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) provided an update today following a ruling in the InPro II Licensing, S.a.r.l. ("InPro") versus RIM litigation in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The Court of Appeals today affirmed the finding of non-infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,523,079 in favor of RIM.

As previously disclosed, InPro filed an action against RIM in 2003 in connection with a patent relating to electronic devices having user-operable input means such as a thumb wheel. A stipulated judgment was entered in RIM's favor in December, 2004 and InPro subsequently appealed.

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