IBM Accused Of Trying To 'Crush' Mainframe Rivals

Law360, New York (February 18, 2010, 2:16 PM EST) -- Neon Enterprise Software LLC has hit IBM Corp. with federal antitrust claims in an amended suit accusing the software giant of filing baseless litigation and engaging in unfair competition to monopolize the mainframe computer software market and "crush" Neon.

The self-proclaimed "mainframe expert" filed the amended complaint on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, adding federal antitrust claims to a December suit that alleged an IBM monopoly.

Neon's initial complaint accused IBM of violating the Lanham Act, as well as...
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