LCD Buyers Say 9th Circ. ATM Ruling Can’t Nix Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (August 21, 2012, 3:02 PM EDT) -- Producers and direct purchasers of liquid crystal display panels are too closely related to use a recent Ninth Circuit ruling to shut down indirect purchasers’ price-fixing suit against LCD makers, an indirect purchaser told the California federal court overseeing the multidistrict litigation Monday.

In a response to a motion for partial summary judgment filed by LG Display Co. Ltd., AU Optronics Corp., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and 10 other LCD makers, Electrograph Systems Inc. protested that the Ninth Circuit's recent ATM fee ruling contains language allowing...
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