BlackBerry Seeks To Lift Avaya's Ch. 11 Stay On Patent Suit

Law360, New York (February 13, 2017, 5:14 PM EST) -- BlackBerry Corp. on Friday asked a New York bankruptcy court to lift the stay on its patent suit against Avaya Inc., claiming that the company is continuing to sell the allegedly infringing products.

BlackBerry argued that allowing the suit against its bankrupt competitor to go forward would not interfere with the bankruptcy proceedings and is needed to stop Avaya's continued infringement.

"Every day that the debtor continues to import, market and sell infringing products is another day the debtor is violating the patent laws, and the only reason why BlackBerry is currently unable to take action to stop it is by...

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