LCD Makers Look To Trim Circuit City Antitrust Claims

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 4:39 PM EDT) -- Four electronics companies asked a California federal court Monday to dismiss several state law claims from an antitrust suit brought by the liquidating trust for bankrupt Circuit City stores over a plot to fix the price of liquid crystal display panels.

AU Optronics Corp., HannStar Display Corp., Toshiba Corp. and Epson Imaging Devices Corp. moved for partial summary judgment against the Circuit City trust, saying that the Virginia-based chain shouldn't be allowed to pursue claims under California and Illinois antitrust law.

"Circuit City, which was at...
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