Viamedia, Inc. v. Comcast Corporation et al

Northern District of Illinois, ilnd-1:2016-cv-05486

MOTION by Defendants Comcast Spotlight, Inc., Comcast Corporation to dismiss the Refusal to Deal Claims as Restated in the Amended Complaint

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Case: 1:16-cv-05486 Document #: 45 Filed: 12/12/16 Page 1 of 2 PageID #:321 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION)) VIAMEDIA, INC.,) Plaintiff,) No. 16 C 5486) v.) Honorable Amy J. St. Eve) COMCAST CORPORATION and) COMCAST SPOTLIGHT, LP,)) Defendants.)) DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS THE REFUSAL TO DEAL CLAIMS AS RESTATED IN THE AMENDED COMPLAINT Defendants Comcast Corporation and Comcast Spotlight, LP (collectively, "Defendants"), by and through their attorneys, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Jenner & Block LLP, respectfully move, pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6), for an order dismissing with prejudice Counts I-V of plaintiff Viamedia, Inc.'s amended complaint, (Dkt. No. 40), to the extent the monopolization claims asserted in those counts are based on an alleged refusal to deal. In support of this Motion, Defendants submit the accompanying memorandum of law. Case: 1:16-cv-05486 Document #: 45 Filed: 12/12/16 Page 2 of 2 PageID #:321 Dated: December 12, 2016 Respectfully submitted, COMCAST CORPORATION AND COMCAST SPOTLIGHT, LP /s/ Ross B. Bricker Ross B. Bricker Sally K. Sears Coder JENNER & BLOCK LLP 353 N. Clark Street Chicago, Illinois 60654 Tel: (312) 222-9350 Fax: (312) 527-0484 rbricker@jenner.com ssearscoder@jenner.com Arthur J. Burke (pro hac vice) David B. Toscano (pro hac vice) DAVIS POLK & WARDWELL LLP 450 Lexington Avenue New York, New York 10017 Tel: (212) 450-4000 Fax: (212) 701-5800 Arthur.Burke@davispolk.com David.Toscano@davispolk.com Attorneys for Comcast Corporation & Comcast Spotlight LP