Judge Dismisses $10M HP Breach Of Contract Suit

Law360, Washington (March 23, 2012, 5:10 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal judge on Friday threw out distributor FedServ LLC's $10 million breach of contract suit against Hewlett-Packard Co. over a terminated partnership to sell products to the U.S. military, saying that according to the agreement language, the case was brought in the wrong court.

FedServ's suit accused HP of killing a 15-year relationship with FedServ after it questioned U.S. Department of Justice allegations that the technology giant was paying partners kickbacks rather than commission payments. FedServ says the nixed partnership cost it millions of...
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