Retailers' LCD Antitrust Claims Survive 9th Circ. ATM Ruling

Law360, New York (November 20, 2012, 4:37 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday refused to nix a group of retailers' price-fixing claims against a slew of electronics makers in the liquid crystal display panel multidistrict litigation, deciding the indirect purchaser plaintiffs aren't barred by the Ninth Circuit's ATM fee ruling from seeking antitrust damages.

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston denied two motions for partial summary judgment filed by Toshiba Corp., LG Display Co. Ltd., AU Optronics Corp., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and 10 other LCD makers, saying the Ninth Circuit's ATM fee ruling...
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