RIM says injunction won’t stop BlackBerry (Reuters)

By Jeffrey Hodgson and Sinead Carew

TORONTO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Users of the popular BlackBerry wireless device will not lose their service if maker Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM.TO: Quote, Profile, Research) is hit with an injunction in a U.S. court case, a top RIM executive said on Wednesday.

RIM Co-Chief Executive Jim Balsillie said the company recently completed a software upgrade that it may deploy in a bid to work around the patents involved in its legal dispute with NTP Inc.