Epson Asks Judge To Blot Out Ink Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (July 11, 2011, 9:50 PM EDT) -- Epson America Inc. urged a California federal judge Monday to toss a putative class action against the company, arguing the printer maker had no duty to tell customers its inkjet printers were less efficient than other brands.

“It’s undisputed that Epson revealed that print yields would vary. What’s disputed is whether Epson has a duty to say it the way that plaintiffs want us to say it,” Epson attorney Shon Morgan told U.S. Judge Philip S. Gutierrez. “What plaintiffs want us to say is ‘Epson’s printers...
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