Motorola Says LCD Flat-Panel Makers Fixed Prices

Law360, New York (October 21, 2009, 5:24 PM EDT) -- Motorola Inc. has filed an antitrust suit against a slew of Asia-based liquid crystal display panel makers, including AU Optronics Corp., Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. and Sharp Electronics Corp., claiming they engaged in a long-running conspiracy to fix prices.

The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, also names as defendants Chi Mei Corp., LG Display America Inc. and Toshiba Mobile Display Co. Ltd., among others.

According to reports, AT&T Inc. on Tuesday filed a similar lawsuit against many...
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