LG Display Escapes Wash. State Price-Fixing Suit

Law360, New York (August 1, 2012, 5:52 PM EDT) -- A state judge dropped LG Display Co. Ltd. from Washington's price-fixing case against several liquid crystal display panel makers on Monday, rejecting the attorney general's claims that the state's court had jurisdiction over the company because it put its products into the stream of commerce.

Judge Laura C. Inveen ruled that the state court lacked specific jurisdiction over the Korean company and its California-based U.S. unit because neither company had any clear contacts with Washington after state Attorney General Rob McKenna sued LG, along with AU...
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