Judge Still Won't Nix Arbitration In Phone Keyboard Row

Law360, New York (August 25, 2011, 9:01 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday refused for the second time in three months to vacate two arbitration awards granted in a patent, antitrust and contract dispute between Research In Motion Ltd. and rival Eatoni Ergonomics Inc. over the development of a cellphone keyboard.

U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley, who denied Eatoni's first motion to vacate in June, reiterated that arbitration awards from March 2007 and June 2010 enforcing a prior agreement between the companies would stay in place.

Eatoni had asked for reconsideration,...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.