3 States Protest $5M Epson Deal In LCD Antitrust MDL

Law360, New York (July 14, 2010, 6:50 PM EDT) -- A judge has allowed the states of Washington, Oregon and Illinois to intervene in the thin-film transistor liquid crystal display price-fixing multidistrict litigation in order to protest the indirect purchaser plaintiffs' proposed $5 million settlement with Epson Imaging Devices Corp.

Judge Susan Illston signed off on the intervention requests in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday.

Oregon was allowed to intervene only for the limited purpose of opposing the Epson class settlement motion, while Illinois is allowed only to object...
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