December 12, 2006

RIM sues Samsung over Black

by Brian Turner

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Research in Motion (RIM) – the company behind the iconic Blackberry – is taking Samsung to court after the rival company released rival products, branded with “black” in their name.

Proceedings were filed after Samsung released two products targeted at the same high-end markets as the Blackberry.

The BlackJack, and Black Carbon, are both smart phones released by Samsung.

However, RIM contends that the use of “black” in their name is a wilful attempt to try and confuse the well-known Blackberry brand with Samsung’s own newer products.

Well, let’s just see if consumers could become possibly confused – below, 3 different series of Blackberry, and 1 Blackjack:

Blackberry & Samsung Blackjack

Hmmm…

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4 Responses to “RIM sues Samsung over Black”

  1. Joe Franklin on December 12th, 2006 8:35 pm

    I give sammie the edge in the looks department.

  2. Steve on December 13th, 2006 9:14 pm

    RIm has a point

  3. michael h on December 14th, 2006 5:10 am

    looks like a q more than anything else…

  4. j on December 15th, 2006 4:10 pm

    i would agress, except i can read….. that does say Samsung real big in the middle right?

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