Trial Begins In TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Opt-Out Cases; Several Settlements Reached

Trial Begins In TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Opt-Out Cases; Several Settlements Reached

SAN FRANCISCO - A trial against manufacturers on claims that they were engaged in a conspiracy to raise and fix the prices of film transistor-liquid crystal displays (TFT-LCD) panels and certain products containing those panels is set to begin July 22 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, following recent settlements reached with several of the defendants in the opt-out cases in the multidistrict litigation (In re: TFT-LCD $(Flat Panel$) Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1927 $(Best Buy v. AU Optronics Corp., et al., No. 10-CV-4572; Best Buy v. Toshiba Corp., et al., No. 12-CV-4114; Eastman Kodak Company v. Epson Imaging Devices Corp., et al., No. 10-CV-5452; Target Corp., et al. v. AU Optronics Corp., et al., No. 10-CV-4945$), N.D. Calif.).

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