Okla. Ends LCD Antitrust Case Against AU Optronics

Law360, San Francisco (January 17, 2014, 8:13 PM EST) -- The state of Oklahoma on Friday dropped its case in multidistrict litigation accusing AU Optronics Corp. of participating in a conspiracy to fix the prices of liquid crystal display panels, following a spate of settlements with the panel maker's alleged co-conspirators.

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston's brief order bars Oklahoma from reviving its claims and said both sides have agreed to bear their own legal costs. Oklahoma filed similar motion Friday urging Judge Illston to allow the state to dismiss antitrust claims against Toshiba Corp. and...
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