Research In Motion (RIMM +1.6%) is filing a patent infringement suit against an instant...

|By:, SA News Editor

Research In Motion (RIMM +1.6%) is filing a patent infringement suit against an instant messaging app competitor, Kik Interactive. This may prove a strategic move, whatever the technical merits. Kik's app works on the BlackBerry and other major smartphone platforms, and has amassed 2M users in 1 month.