Intel Misguided On Reach Of U.S. Law: AMD

Law360 (May 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Chip maker Intel Corp. has seriously underestimated the power of U.S. antitrust law by moving to dismiss foreign commerce claims from the lawsuit against it, according to a court brief filed by rival and plaintiff Advanced Micro Devices Inc.

Earlier this month, IBM filed a motion to dismiss the foreign claims, arguing that the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act of 1982 (FTAIA) prohibits U.S. courts from addressing antitrust claims arising from activities beyond U.S. borders.

However, number-two chip maker AMD said in a statement that Intel’s...
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