Eatoni Fights To Keep RIM Antitrust Suit Alive

Law360, New York (October 28, 2011, 6:14 PM EDT) -- A federal judge should greenlight an antitrust suit accusing BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. of ducking out of an agreement to cooperate with Eatoni Ergonomics Inc. on the development of a cellphone keyboard, Eatoni argued Friday.

Eatoni claims that RIM infringed a keyboard patent and then walked away from a settlement deal that required both to jointly develop a new technology called Sure Type II. That refusal to do business amounts to an antitrust violation, the company told U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley at...
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