Direct Purchaser Ends Suit Against Hitachi, Others

Law360, New York (November 4, 2010, 6:26 PM EDT) -- Direct purchaser ATS Claim LLC put an end Thursday to its antitrust claims against flat-screen television makers AU Optronics Corp., Hannstar Display Corp., Hitachi Ltd. and LG Display Co. Ltd., defendants in multidistrict litigation.

Susan Y. Illston of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California agreed to dismiss with prejudice the claims against the companies, signing off on a stipulation of agreement between the plaintiff and the defendants.

An attorney for the plaintiff declined to comment on the reason for dismissal, while attorneys...
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