Intel Seizes On High Court's Twombly Ruling

Law360, New York (May 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Supreme Court precedent was put to use Tuesday when Intel Corp. made a supplemental filing citing the eight-day-old Twombly decision to buttress its motion to dismiss an antitrust class action against it.

Intel had moved in November to dismiss a consolidated complaint, brought under the Sherman Act by Advanced Micro Devices as well as a class of computer-purchaser plaintiffs, that accuses them of abusing their monopoly in the microprocessor market. Then, Intel argued that the plaintiffs' factual claims were “too remote and speculative."

The supplemental filing...
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