:-( Samsum and RIM Sued For Emoticon Patent Infringement

:-( Samsum and RIM Sued For Emoticon Patent Infringement

:-( Samsum and RIM Sued For Emoticon Patent Infringement

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March 19 2012 2:23 PM

:-( Samsum and RIM Sued For Emoticon Patent Infringement

an input key that, when pressed by the user while in text mode, results in the display of a list of emoticons for selection by the user. By displaying a list of emoticons, a more user friendly environment is created through which users may employ emoticons in their communications.
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The patent was registered by a patent trolling firm that doesn't bring any products to market. They're suing Samsung and RIM.