Motorola Unit Enjoined From Sharing Huawei Secrets

Law360, New York (February 23, 2011, 3:49 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge Tuesday temporarily blocked Motorola Solutions Inc. from sharing Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.'s confidential information with Nokia Siemens Networks US LLC as part of a merger, but stopped short of nixing the merger itself.

Motorola can't share confidential information related to optimized technologies for cellular communications networks provided by Huawei until an arbitration panel makes a ruling on the case, Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman ruled Tuesday, issuing a preliminary injunction.

According to Judge Coleman's opinion, the sides met as recently as Jan. 14...
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