Eon Wants Latham Kicked Off MobiTV, Verizon IP Suit

Law360, New York (September 14, 2011, 3:22 PM EDT) -- Eon Corp. IP Holdings LLC argued Tuesday that a conflict of interest should disqualify Latham & Watkins LLP from defending MobiTV Inc. in a patent suit over interactive television technology that also targets telecom heavyweights Sprint Nextel Corp., Verizon Communications Inc. and others.

The suit, filed in Delaware federal court, claims that the numerous defendants — including Motorola Mobility Inc., Research In Motion Ltd. and Samsung Telecommunications America LLC, among others — directly infringed Eon's patent by offering interactive television content.

Eon says multiple current and...
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