Puerto Rico Cable Co. Can’t Duck Rival’s Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (August 13, 2012, 6:16 PM EDT) -- A Puerto Rican telecommunications company’s antitrust suit accusing a rival of using baseless lawsuits to keep it out of the cable television market survived a dismissal bid Friday, with a federal judge ruling the accusations were strong enough for the case to proceed.

U.S. District Judge Gustavo A. Gelpi denied San Juan Cable LLC's motion to dismiss Puerto Rico Telephone Co. Inc.'s suit accusing the company of violating federal and Puerto Rico antitrust laws through its aggressive litigation strategy, determining that PRTC had amply pled its...
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