Sanyo Loses MetroPCS Fight In LCD Price-Fixing MDL

Law360, San Diego (January 25, 2012, 9:03 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday rejected Sanyo Consumer Electronics Co. Ltd.’s attempt to challenge a ruling that MetroPCS Wireless Inc. had adequately pled price-fixing claims in a multidistrict litigation against Sanyo and other liquid crystal display panel makers.

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston shot down Sanyo’s bid to certify for interlocutory review the October order that denied its motion to dismiss MetroPCS’ complaint against it, holding that even if Sanyo was successful on appeal, MetroPCS would likely be able to fix the complaint to include...
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