Case Over Apple Laptop Memory Slots Dismissed

Law360, New York (August 24, 2009, 4:59 PM EDT) -- A judge has thrown out a group of proposed class actions alleging the memory slots on Apple Inc.'s PowerBook computers are defective, finding that the suits failed to state a claim for breach of implied warranty and unfair business practices.

Judge Jeremy Fogel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled Friday that among other reasons, the suits are barred because the alleged defects arose after the one-year express warranty offered by Apple expired. The judge granted Apple's motions to dismiss the...
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