Robbins Geller Drops Conspiracy Case Against Banner

Law360, New York (November 28, 2011, 3:50 PM EST) -- Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP told a Georgia federal court Monday that it was dropping its case against Banner & Witcoff Ltd. and others alleging a conspiracy to force a Robbins Geller client into bankruptcy in order to stop a patent lawsuit against Banner client Avaya Inc.

In a brief notice filed Monday, Robbins Geller said it was voluntarily dismissing all claims against the defendants without prejudice. Erik Maurer, shareholder at Banner, also confirmed Monday that there was no settlement agreement at least with respect...
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