A&O faces costs post-mortem after BlackBerry judgment

April 22, 2008 BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion (RIM) is set to scrutinise the details of the £5m-plus bill that Allen & Overy (A&O) presented it with following a patent battle with wireless technology company Visto.

Mr Justice Floyd handed down a critical judgment in the High Court last week that slammed the magic circle firm for billing almost £5.2m and the equivalent of nine man-years in costs for a five-day trial.

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