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If you were employed in a technical, creative, or research and development (“Technical”) position at Adobe Systems Incorporated, Apple Inc., Google Inc., Intel Corporation, Intuit Inc., Lucasfilm, Ltd., or Pixar during the time periods set forth below, you could get money from a class action settlement.

A Settlement of $415,000,000 with remaining defendants Adobe, Apple, Google, and Intel has been reached in settlement of the remaining claims in the class action lawsuit. (This is in addition to the $20,000,000 in settlements previously reached with the other defendants.) Adobe, Apple, Google, and Intel deny that they violated any antitrust laws or engaged in any wrongdoing. For purposes of this Notice, Adobe, Apple, Google, and Intel are referred to collectively as the “Settling Defendants.”

You are a Class Member if you were a salaried Technical Employee who worked in the United States for any of the Defendants during any portion of the following time periods: (a) for Adobe from May 2005 through December 2009; (b) for Apple from March 2005 through December 2009; (c) for Google from March 2005 through December 2009; (d) for Intel from March 2005 through December 2009; (e) for Intuit from June 2007 through December 2009; (f) for Lucasfilm from January 2005 through December 2009; or (g) for Pixar from January 2005 through December 2009. Excluded from the Class are: retail employees, corporate officers, members of the boards of directors, and certain senior executives of all Defendants.

UPDATE

On September 2, 2015, the court entered an order approving the settlement.  The Court's settlement approval order became final on October 5, 2015.  The Court-appointed settlement administrator (Gilardi & Co., LLC) distributed the settlement to class members the week of December 21st, 2015.  Questions regarding the settlement distribution should be directed to Gilardi & Co., LLC, at 1-888-285-0335 or info@hightechemployeelawsuit.com.