Earlier this week, Judge Robert Kelly Sr., of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, ruled the amended antitrust lawsuit filed by TruePosition against Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent and Qualcomm will move forward. According to the judge, "[W]hen viewing the Amended Complaint in its entirety, the allegations give rise to more than speculation… when read together they do raise a reasonable expectation that discovery will reveal evidence of an illegal agreement." Judge Kelly added that it was not required that he find at this point in the litigation that the allegations were "probable." TruePosition’s lawsuit alleges the defendants illegally are conspiring to eliminate a technology that allows police, fire departments and other emergency responders to more accurately locate wireless users during disasters and other emergency situations.

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