FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

CHEN JOHN S
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
3/1/2020 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

BLACKBERRY Ltd [BB]
(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

C/O BLACKBERRY LIMITED, 2200 UNIVERSITY AVENUE EAST
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__X__ Director                          _____ 10% Owner
___X___ Officer (give title below)        _____ Other (specify below)
Executive Chairman & CEO /
(Street)

WATERLOO, A6 N2K 0A7      

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(MM/DD/YYYY)
 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)

_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Shares 4783191 D 
 
Common Shares 1000000 I By grantor retained annuity trust (1)
Common Shares 1000000 I By grantor retained annuity trust (2)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date ExercisableExpiration DateTitleAmount or Number of Shares
Performance-Based Restricted Share Units  (3) (3)Common Shares 5000000  (4)D 
 
Restricted Share Units  (5) (5)Common Shares 4000000  (4)D 
 

Explanation of Responses:
(1) Grantor retained annuity trust for the benefit of the reporting person and his children.
(2) Grantor retained annuity trust for the benefit of the reporting person's spouse and her children.
(3) Performance-Based Restricted Share Units ("RSUs") that may be earned in increments of one million common shares of BlackBerry Limited ("BlackBerry") when the 10-day average closing price of BlackBerry's common shares on the New York Stock Exchange reaches $16, $17, $18, $19 and $20, respectively. If earned, the increment will vest on the first anniversary of November 3, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 or 2022, respectively, following the date it was earned. Any Performance-Based RSUs that have not been earned before November 3, 2023 will terminate on such date.
(4) Each unit represents a contingent right to receive one common share or an equivalent amount of cash, or a combination of the two, at the discretion of BlackBerry.
(5) The RSUs will vest in four equal annual installments beginning November 3, 2020.

Remarks:
Exhibit List: Exhibit 24.1 - Power of Attorney

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director10% OwnerOfficerOther
CHEN JOHN S
C/O BLACKBERRY LIMITED
2200 UNIVERSITY AVENUE EAST
WATERLOO, A6 N2K 0A7
X
Executive Chairman & CEO

Signatures
/s/ Scott Lesmes, Attorney-in-Fact for John Chen3/2/2020
**Signature of Reporting PersonDate

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