Motorola to face antitrust allegations from Chinese rival

By Piper Hudspeth Blackburn (August 25, 2022, 8:16 p.m. EDT) — An Illinois federal judge on Wednesday allowed a Chinese push-to-talk radio maker’s antitrust claims against Motorola Solutions Inc. to battle between the companies.

U.S. District Judge Steven C. Seeger, who partly sided with Chinese radio maker Hytera, allowed federal and state antitrust claims to proceed because Hytera sufficiently alleged that Motorola prevented entry into the market by threatening retailers and disparaging Hytera, even though the allegations against Motorola could be defended further down the line. The judge, however, dismissed Hytera’s false advertising claims against Motorola.

China-based Hytera Communications…

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