Emulex Files Antitrust Suit Against Broadcom

Law360, New York (November 10, 2009, 7:38 PM EST) -- Emulex Corp. has filed an antitrust lawsuit accusing rival Broadcom Corp. of exaggerating Emulex's alleged patent infringement in order to maintain its dominant position selling a certain type of Ethernet controller for computer servers.

Costa Mesa, Calif.-based Emulex filed the suit Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, where the company is also fighting a complaint accusing it of infringing Broadcom patents.

Broadcom has misrepresented the scope of its patent infringement complaint, Emulex says in the complaint. The Emulex technology targeted...
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