Vermont Drops Out Of DRAM Antitrust Action

Law360, New York (April 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has agreed to dismiss the state of Vermont from ongoing multidistrict antitrust litigation against manufacturers of dynamic random access memory.

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California agreed Monday to dismiss the claims without prejudice. The state made its request Friday, contending that federal procedures allowed it to dismiss an action without a court order by filing a notice before the opposing party serves an answer or a motion for summary judgment.

Since none of the DRAM defendants had served...
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