Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - Panel: Antitrust Claims For Foreign Purchases Of Components Properly Dismissed

Mealey's Antitrust/Unfair Competition - Panel: Antitrust Claims For Foreign Purchases Of Components Properly Dismissed

CHICAGO - Motorola's claims that suppliers of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels engaged in a global price-fixing conspiracy based on overseas purchases by Motorola's foreign affiliates do not fall under the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act's (FTAIA) domestic injury exception and were properly dismissed, the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed March 27 on interlocutory appeal (Motorola Mobility LLC v. AU Optronics Corp., et al., No. 14-8003, 7th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 5596).

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