As the smartphone pioneer has so many headaches lately due to weak global sales and has posted an operating loss, Research In Motion (RIM) finally has something to cheer about this week. Federal Court of Canada has ruled that the use of “BBM” for “BlackBerry Messenger” did not overstep on the trademark of another Canadian company, as reported by reuters.com.
The term “BBM” (Bureau of Broadcast Measurement) was used by another Canadian company who track television and radio audiences. RIM has been known for its BBM moniker which is one of the world’s most popular instant messaging services. Million smartphone users have been using the term BBM which mean to a service that allows users to send text, photo, and files. One of BBM’s interesting features include users can see if the message has been delivered or read.
(Logo: BlackBerry Messenger)