Sharp Defends Sony Venture Against LCD Plaintiffs

Law360, New York (May 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A move by plaintiffs in the multidistrict flat-panel technology antitrust litigation to block a joint venture by Sony Corp. and Sharp Electronics Corp. has drawn an answering volley from Sharp.

In documents filed on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Northern California, Sharp blasted a motion filed by the indirect plaintiffs asking the court to enjoin the company from entering into a partnership with Sony in Japan.

In the objection, Sharp claims that the indirect plaintiffs demanded the injunction “without providing even...
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