CANADIAN OPTICAL DISK DRIVE (ODD) ANTITRUST SETTLEMENT
What is This Settlement About?
The Optical Disc Drives class action alleges that the defendants unlawfully conspired to fix, increase, and/or maintain the price of Optical Disc Drives sold in North America and elsewhere between January 1, 2000 and December 31, 2010.
Settlements have been reached with 4 out of 11 Defendants and the fund is $13,753,940.
What are ODD products?
ODD refers to a DVD-RW, DVD-ROM, or COMBO drive manufactured by one or more Defendants or their co conspirators.
Who is Eligible for the Settlement?
You are affected by the class action and are a “member” of the class if you are a person/company in Canada who between January 1, 2000 and December 31, 2010 purchased Optical Disc Drives and/or products containing Optical Disc Drives. Optical Disc Drives are used in consumer products such as desktop computers, mobile/laptop computers, video game consoles, CD players/recorders, DVD players/recorders and Blu-Ray disc players/recorders.