Class Cert. Denied In Epson Ink Cartridge Suit

Law360, New York (September 19, 2011, 6:23 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday denied certification to a putative class of consumers accusing Epson America Inc. of misrepresenting how its NX series of printers functioned with ink cartridges, finding that common issues don't predominate among the class members.

U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez said that he wasn't convinced that the members of the proposed class had standing to pursue their remaining claims over the printers and cartridges in federal court under Article III and that the question of standing raised individual issues that...
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