Apple and other manufacturers have had their fair share of fun with an otherwise unknown company called Klausner – these boys claim to hold patents on visual voicemail, and have sued quite a few manufacturers in the past.

BusinessWire now reports the following:

Klausner Technologies, Inc. announced today that it has filed suit against Research in Motion, Ltd. (NASDQ:RIMM) for patent infringement.

The lawsuit is based on the recent unveiling by RIM of certain new 3G “BlackBerry Bold 9700” mobile phones which use Klausner Technologies’ Visual Voicemail patented technology. Various Blackberry models with the Visual Voicemail feature are already covered under Klausner Technologies Visual Voicemail patent licenses granted to mobile operators.

Seeing how past lawsuits have gone, RIM is likely to settle…


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