Consumers Allowed To Push Claims Vs. Chip Makers

Law360, New York (November 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A California federal judge has allowed graphics processing unit consumers who are accusing chip makers of price-fixing to file amended complaints that overcome heightened pleading standards from the U.S. Supreme Court's recent Twombly decision.

U.S. District Judge William Alsup of the Northern District of California on Wednesday granted the majority of direct and indirect purchasers' motion to file amended complaints against Nvidia Corp., ATI Technologies ULC and Advanced Micro Devices Inc., which acquired ATI in 2006. Alsup's order also lifted a discovery stay in the case...
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