Representation of defendants in an antitrust action which alleges participation in a conspiracy to manipulate and "hijack" a cryptocurrency network. This is alleged to be a case of first impression, the first antitrust action to be brought in the United States involving cryptocurrency.
Representation of Tech Data Corporation, one of the world's largest distributors of technology products, services, and solutions, in the prosecution of claims against the major worldwide manufacturers of cathode-ray tubes (CRTs), the predecessor technology to LCD displays. The Bilzin Sumberg Antitrust team alleges that the CRT manufacturers conspired to raise prices and control production capacity of CRTs in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act, resulting in our client being unlawfully overcharged for products containing CRTs purchased over a 12-year period. Tech Data's case, in which it is seeking damages of over $140 million, is currently pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California as part of a nationwide MDL. Our team has played a significant role in shaping the course of this MDL litigation, including developing evidence regarding certain conspirators that nearly doubled the size of our client's claim.
Represented the bankruptcy estate of All American Semiconductor, Inc., in the prosecution of an antitrust action for price-fixing in the Northern District of California against the major manufacturers of DRAM.