BlackBerry sues Typo over its familiar-looking iPhone keyboard

Typo keyboard for iPhone

If you thought Typo’s iPhone keyboard looked an awful lot like the keyboard from a BlackBerry Q10, you’re not alone. BlackBerry has just sued Typo in a Northern California court for alleged patent infringement.

The slide-on peripheral is a “blatant” copy of BlackBerry’s signature input feature, according to the company. We’ve reached out to Typo for commentary, but it may not have many options — the crew in Waterloo has patented a lot of keyboards, and it’s hard to deny the strong resemblance.


Source: Marketwired


Source: Engadget

Author: Daily Tech Whip

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