Eatoni's Antitrust Suit Against RIM Scuttled

Law360, New York (December 5, 2011, 8:39 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Monday threw out cellphone keyboard maker Eatoni Ergonomics Inc.'s antitrust suit against Research in Motion Corp. over RIM's exit from a development deal between the companies.

U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley dismissed Eatoni's complaint with prejudice, ruling that the company failed to state a claim against the BlackBerry under the Sherman Act or New York state antitrust law.

The judge rejected all of Eatoni's legal theories that RIM engaged in anti-competitive conduct, including the claim that RIM violated the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Eatoni Ergonomics, Inc. v. Research in Motion Corp. et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit



William H. Pauley, III

Date Filed

November 19, 2008

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