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Optical Disc Drive Price Fixing

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This proposed class action relates to the alleged price fixing of optical disc drives (“ODD”) or products that contained ODD between January 1, 2004 and January 1, 2010. The Notice of Civil Claim was filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Vancouver Registry, No. S-106462 on September 27, 2010.

ODD means CD-ROM, CD-R/RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-R/RW, Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray R/RW, and HD DVD.

ODD Product means computers, video game consoles and ODDs that are designed to be attached externally to devices such as computers.

A second claim, Neil Godfrey. v. Pioneer Corporation et al., SCBC File No. S-136205 was filed on August 16, 2013. Copies of the notices of civil claim and their amendments can be viewed below.

Contested Certification

This action has now been certified. Please see Reasons for Judgment of Mr. Justice Masuhara pronounced May 13, 2016 below.

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For more information please contact Sharon Wong, Paralegal at (604) 689-7555 or by email at swong@cfmlawyers.ca

Optical Disc Drive Price Fixing - Status Updates:

May 20, 2016

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