Seagate Blasts National Union's Arbitration Bid

Law360, New York (October 19, 2009, 3:32 PM EDT) -- Seagate Technology LLC has asked a judge to halt National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh's bid to send a dispute between the firms over the reimbursement of $9 million in patent litigation costs to arbitration, saying the insurer has no right to do so after allegedly breaching the payment agreement that would allow the move.

National Union filed its most recent motion to compel arbitration in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday. Seagate in turn asked the court...
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