Judge Dismisses Claims In DRAM Antitrust MDL

Law360, New York (June 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Dynamic Random Access Memory manufacturers accused of colluding to manipulate the market won a slight victory on Friday, after a judge agreed to dismiss most of the antitrust claims in the case.

Lawyers for the defendants first asked the court to dismiss certain antitrust claims in Dec. 2006, arguing that indirect purchasers of DRAM and purchasers of DRAM as a component of another electronic good could not allege antitrust standing under the California Cartwright Act and 22 other states' antitrust statutes in the case.

The lawyers...
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