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Price-Fixing Alleged in Flat Screen LCDs

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - Epson, Hitachi, Sharp, Toshiba and others conspired to fix prices on Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Displays, according to a federal class action. The devices are used in cell phones, PDAs, cameras and computer screens.

Plaintiff ATS Claim LLC, an assignee, is represented by David Germaine with Vanek, Vickers and Masini.

Here are the defendants: Epson Electronics Inc.; Hitachi LTD; Hitachi Displays LTD; Hitachi Electronic Devices (USA) Inc.; Sharp Corp.; Sharp Electronics Corp.; Toshiba Corp.; Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc.; Toshiba America Information Systems Inc.; Toshiba Matsushita Display Technology Co. LTD; LG Display Co. LTD; LG Display America Inc.; Samsung Electronics Co. LTD; Samsung Electronics America Inc.; Samsung Semiconductor Inc.; AU Optronics Corp.; AU Optronics Corporation America; Chi Mei Corp.; Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp.; CMO Japan Co. LTD; Chi Mei Optoelectronics USA Inc.; Nexgen Mediatech Inc.; Nexgen Mediatech LTD; Tatung Company of America Inc.; and Hannstar Display Corp.

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