Avaya Argues For Continued Stay Of BlackBerry's Patent Suit

Law360, New York (April 19, 2017, 8:45 PM EDT) -- Bankrupt telecom giant Avaya Inc. told a New York bankruptcy judge on Tuesday that BlackBerry Corp.'s bid to lift the debtor's Chapter 11 litigation shield for allegedly continuing to sell infringing products is without good cause and, if granted, could thwart the company's restructuring.

Avaya, joined by a group of its secured lenders, said in a court filing that BlackBerry has failed to satisfy its burden of demonstrating why the debtor should no longer enjoy the automatic stay protections afforded to Chapter 11 petitioners. Not only...
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