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Monster HDMI Cables and HDTVs

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January 2016: A federal judge dismissed all of the false advertising claims in this class-action, finding, among other things, that the named plaintiff did not sufficiently plead that he relied on the allegedly false claims. The judge also dismissed the claims against Best Buy because the named plaintiff did not cite any authority to support the position that Best Buy can be held liable for Monster Inc.’s alleged actions. Some of the warranty claims will move forward.

August 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Monster Inc. and Best Buy for allegedly falsely representing that 1080p and 4K HDTVs will only work properly if consumers use Monster brand High-Definition Multimedia Interface (“HDMI”) cables with bandwidths of 18.0, 22.5, or 27.0 gigabits per second (Gbps) when, in reality, HDMI cables with a bandwidth of 10.2 Gbps “can transmit all 1080p and 4K signals perfectly.” (Perez et al v. Monster Inc. and Best Buy Co., Inc., Case No. 15-cv-3885, N. D. CA.)

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