Google Wants Texas Antitrust Case Included In MDL – Law360

Law360 (June 4, 2021, 11:16 PM EDT) — Following a failed bid to transfer a suit led by the Texas Attorney General’s Office to California, Google is pushing the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to centralize the suit in the Golden State with more than a dozen private cases alleging the tech giant monopolizes the display advertising market.

Google said in a reply filed with the panel on Wednesday that 19 cases targeting the same alleged conduct should not clog 16 different courts, arguing that this would squander resources and raise the prospect of inconsistent rulings.

“Plaintiffs no doubt see a tactical advantage in forcing Google (and Facebook) to…

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