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LCD Manufacturers Settle Antitrust Class Action Suits for Almost $1 Billion (and Counting)

LCD screens are everywhere. These power-efficient, lightweight, and slim liquid crystal displays are ubiquitous in just about everything in consumer and industrial electronics these days. Televisions, cars, laptops, cell phones, computer monitors, MP3 players, and many other devices all sport … Continue reading

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Third Circuit Approves Nationwide Certification in De Beers Diamond Antitrust Settlement Class

In Sullivan v. DB Investments, Inc. (“Sullivan II”), No. 08-2784, 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 25185 (3d Cir. Dec. 20, 2011) (en banc), the Third Circuit reinstated the district court’s certification of a nationwide class settlement comprising indirect and direct purchasers … Continue reading

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District Court in Potato Antitrust Class Action Takes Unusual Step and Issues An Advisory Opinion

On December 2, 2011, a federal judge took the extraordinary step of issuing an advisory opinion about an area of law that has little precedent. In In re: Fresh and Process Potatoes Antitrust Litigation, No. 10-2186 (D. Idaho), plaintiffs alleged … Continue reading

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