Optical Disk Drive Indirect Purchaser Class Action Settlement
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.
Proof of Purchase
In re Optical Disk Drive Products Antitrust LitigationCase No. 3:10-MD-2143-RS (MDL 2143)United States District Court, Northern District of California
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.