Linear Resistors Antitrust Settlements

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:
According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

A number of makers of electronic components have agreed to settle an antitrust case against them for more than $50 million. The complaint alleged that the companies colluded to raise, fix, maintain, or stabilize the price of linear resistors, which is forbidden by the Sherman Act. The companies include Kamaya, Inc., Kamaya Electric Co., Ltd., Walsin Technology Corporation, Walsin Technology Corporation USA, Hokuriku Electric Industry Co., Ltd., HDK America, Inc., Panasonic Corporation, Panasonic Corporation of North America, ROHM Co., Ltd., ROHM Semiconductor U.S.A., LLC, KOA Corporation, and KOA Speer Electronics, Inc.

Docket Number:


Company: Panasonic Corporation

Filing Deadline: August 14, 2019

Class Period: July 9, 2003 to August 1, 2014

Objection Deadline: July 15, 2019

Exclusion Deadline: July 15, 2019

Final Approval Hearing: September 5, 2019

Proof of Purchase:

You must provide documentation of your direct purchases from the companies in this case.


You may be eligible if you are a person in the US who bought linear resisters (including through your controlled subsidiaries, agents, affiliates, or joint ventures) directly from any of the defendants or their subsidiaries, agents, affiliates, or joint ventures, between July 9, 2003 and August 1, 2014.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Payments will be based on a number of factors, including the number of valid claims received and the total amount in purchases reported.

Total Settlement Amount: $50,250,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll
Hagens Berman

Claim Form: Linear Resistors Antitrust Settlements Claim Form

Case Name: In re Resistors Antitrust Litigation

Settlement Website: Linear Resistors Antitrust Settlements Website

Claims Administrator:
JND Legal Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Linear Resistors Settlements
c/o JND Legal Administration
P.O. Box 91309
Seattle, WA 98111

Tags: Antitrust, Collusion & Price Fixing