AMD, Intel Battle Wages On As E.U. Decision Nears

Law360, New York (March 20, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A decision by the European Commission in the landmark AMD-Intel antitrust case could be imminent, but experts say the complex global dispute could drag on for years unless the “Hatfields and McCoys” of Silicon Valley settle out of court.

For the last two decades, Intel and AMD have wrestled each other for the top position in the microprocessor marketplace, with suits and countersuits and broken agreements dominating their long history.

Though number one and two respectively, a huge gap exists between the two, with Intel controlling...
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