TFT-LCD Parties Split Over DOJ's Stay Request

Law360, New York (August 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Plaintiffs and defendants in the purported antitrust class action alleging collusion among TFT-LCD manufacturers filed motions Wednesday in response to the U.S. Department of Justice’s request to put the case on hold for a year.

In their opposition to the DOJ’s motion, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the plaintiffs--direct and indirect purchasers of TFT-LCD products-- called the request “unprecedented.” On the other hand, the defendants, including Sharp Electronics Corp. and Hitachi America Ltd., threw their support behind the government’s...
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