Judge Cuts LCD Price-Fixing Claims Against Samsung

Law360, New York (February 7, 2012, 12:27 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday threw out state law claims brought by T-Mobile USA Inc. against Samsung SDI Co. Ltd. and Samsung SDI America Inc. as part of the multidistrict litigation over LCD panel price-fixing.

However, U.S. District Judge Susan Illston left in place federal and state claims lodged by T-Mobile against Panasonic Corp. subsidiary Sanyo Consumer Electronics Co. Ltd., according to the order.

In tossing T-Mobile’s state law claims, Judge Illston found that T-Mobile failed to adequately allege that it purchased LCD products in...
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