IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOISEASTERN DIVISIONHUAWEI
.Defendants.)))))))))))))))CIVIL ACTION NO. 11-cv-497Hon. Sharon Johnson ColemanMEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER
This matter is before the Court on motion by Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (“Huawei”)for a preliminary injunction against Defendants Motorola Solutions, Inc.
(“Motorola”), NokiaSiemens Networks US, LLC and Nokia Siemens Networks B.V. to maintain the
pending arbitration and prevent Motorola from disclosing Huawei confidential information andtrade secrets to the Nokia Defendants (collectively “NSN”) and to prevent NSN from using thesame. (Dkt. No. 9.) The parties filed extensive briefs on the matter and the Court conducted anevidentiary hearing beginning on February 11, 2011 and continuing on February 14, 2011. Forthe reasons that follow, the Court grants Huawei’s request for a preliminary injunction in partand denies the request in part.
As of January 4, 2011, Motorola, Inc. was spun off into two publicly traded companies: (1) Motorola Solutions,Inc. and Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. Motorola, Inc. no longer exists. Huawei voluntarily dismissed MotorolaMobility Holdings, Inc. without prejudice on February 10, 2011. (Dkt. No. 96.)
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