Intel To Pay Millions To Settle Pentium 4 False Ad Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (July 17, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT) -- Intel Corp. will pay $15 to each member of a class action alleging it falsely advertised its Pentium 4 microprocessor, according to a document detailing the settlement of the decadelong case and filed Wednesday in California court.

According to the plaintiffs' memorandum asking for preliminary approval of the deal, Intel reached the agreement with plaintiffs — who bought computers equipped with a first-generation Pentium 4 processor between November 2000 and June 2002 — a day before the trial was scheduled to begin.

Intel will also pay $4 million to a nonprofit organization for computer equipment containing Intel microprocessors for educational uses....

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!