Continuant vs. Avaya: a David & Goliath Triumph for the Industry

by | Sep 20, 2014 | Association News, Industry News, Policy & Law

Continuant has been serving customers with OEM-independent maintenance and support of voice and data systems for over 17 years. In June of 2006 Avaya filed suit against them alleging that Continuant was in violation of Avaya’s intellectual property rights. Then in August 2006 Continuant filed a counter suit alleging Avaya violated the Clayton Antitrust Act.

Bruce Shelby, Chief Sales Officer of Continuant, gives us an overview of this litigation and the precedent setting outcome.

See various press releases regarding this case at;

  • Trial of Antitrust Claims against Avaya to Begin in September –
  • No Basis Found for Avaya’s Claims of Illicit Hacking of Phone Systems –
  • K&L Gates Delivers Groundbreaking $60 Million Jury Win for Aftermarket Equipment Installer –
  • Federal Court Upholds Continuant’s $60M Antitrust Award; Avaya’s Motion for New Trial Denied –
  • Continuant Awarded Prejudgment Interest in Landmark Court Ruling –
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