Class Eligibility

You are included in the settlements and certified class if:

  • You purchased a new computer with an internal ODD, a stand-alone ODD designed for internal use in a computer, or an ODD designed to be attached externally to a computer for your own use and not for resale;
  • You made this purchase while a resident of Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, or Wisconsin; and
  • You made this purchase between April 1, 2003 and December 31, 2008. Notwithstanding foregoing, a computer identified in Section 1 does not include a Panasonic-branded computer (because such computers are not part of the litigation or any of the settlements) and purchases of ODDs identified in Section 1 do not include purchases made directly from an ODD manufacturer.

Estimated Amount

Varies

Proof of Purchase

No

Case Name

In re Optical Disk Drive Products Antitrust Litigation
Case No. 3:10-MD-2143-RS (MDL 2143)
United States District Court, Northern District of California

Case Summary

The plaintiffs allege a conspiracy involving ODD suppliers to fix, maintain, or stabilize the prices of ODDs at artificially high levels in violation of federal and state antitrust laws.

Settlement Pool

$124,000,000

Deadline

08/01/2017

Contact


In re ODD Products Indirect Purchaser Litigation
Providence, RI 02940-3424
P.O. Box 43424
877-368-9020
info@opticaldiskdriveantitrust.com

8 responses to “Optical Disk Drive Indirect Purchaser Class Action Settlement”

  1. Jim Stover says:

    Vision

  2. melinda young says:

    🙁

  3. Patricia Reynolds says:

    I Owned 6 VCR

  4. Nancy Majak says:

    I had five for my VCR

    ADMIN – Hi Nancy,

    I don’t think VCRs are dependent on optical disk drives. Just sayin’

  5. gene says:

    so is someone eligible in this action for cd, dvd players, recorders, blu rays and similar stand alone items in addition to the pc drives. What are the years and dollar amounts? where do they go on the form ? thanks

    ADMIN – HI Gene,

    This one appears to be for computers only. I believe there is one for other devices. Let me find it for you.

  6. gene says:

    hi admin. I still do not see the link for the other one. I appreciate your help.

    ADMIN – Hi Gene,

    I am still looking for it. I am not sure if the deadline has passed but somehow I recall having seen something.

  7. DarleneTaylor says:

    Vision thank you.

  8. Hector Correa says:

    Are there any updates on this case?

    ADMIN – Hi Hector,

    I believe the deadline was extended.

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