LCD Makers Can't Ax Motorola Foreign Injury Claims

Law360, New York (August 9, 2012, 5:26 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge refused Thursday to nix price-fixing claims Motorola Mobility Inc. brought against a slew of liquid crystal display makers over panels delivered to its foreign manufacturing facilities, leaving the question of whether those purchases meet the criteria for U.S. antitrust claims up to the jury.

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston rejected the defendants' latest bid to trim the Google Inc. unit's price-fixing claims from multidistrict litigation over the alleged cartel using the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act, ruling that Motorola had submitted enough admissible...
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