Just 2 days ago the first of five NTP patents that BlackBerry maker Research in Motion was found guilty of infringing upon was rejected on final review by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the second one fell yesterday. This morning Research in Motion has confirmed that it has received a copy the Final Office Action that states that the USPTO maintains the outright and complete rejection of all claims in the patents.

Although NTP can appeal this decision by the USPTO, it should be noted that never in U.S. history has a patent that was rejected on final review been overturned on appeal.

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