LCD Makers Cite ATM Case In Bid To Nix Price-Fixing Claims

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 7:21 PM EDT) -- A group of liquid crystal display makers on Friday cited a recent Ninth Circuit ATM fee antitrust ruling in an attempt to nix price-fixing claims launched by Target Corp., AT&T Corp. and others, arguing that the decision bars the plaintiffs from bringing federal claims based on finished product purchases.

LG Display Co. Ltd., AU Optronics Corp., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and 10 other LCD makers urged Judge Susan Illston to reconsider whether a slew of retailers and other plaintiffs can sue as direct purchasers under federal...
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