DOJ Asks To Postpone SRAM Civil Case Discovery

Law360, New York (May 31, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday intervened in an ongoing antitrust case against SRAM flash memory chip producers, asking the court to postpone discovery motions in the civil case until it had finished investigating criminal violations.

The DOJ filed its motion in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, where 40 or so class action cases over the alleged price-fixing of static random access memory chips were consolidated in late March.

SRAM is a type of semiconductor memory that is used to...
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