The US State of New York Attorney General files a complaint alleging that the manufacturer of the leading microprocessor violated Section 2 of the Sherman Act by engaging in a pattern of illegal conduct intended to maintain its monopoly power and profits in the market for x86 microprocessors (Intel)

On November 4, 2009, Andrew Cuomo, the Attorney General of New York (AG), filed a complaint in Delaware District Court alleging that Intel Corporation (Intel) violated Section 2 of the Sherman Act and corresponding state antitrust statutes by engaging in a pattern of illegal conduct intended to maintain its monopoly power and profits in the market for x86 microprocessors. The complaint alleges that Intel's behavior excluded Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) from the lucrative microprocessor market, stifling innovation and limiting consumer choice. The AG is seeking, among other forms of relief, declarative relief stating that Intel's conduct was anticompetitive; injunctive relief to prevent the recurrence of Intel's behavior; and trebled money damages. In recent years, state attorney

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George C. Karamanos, The US State of New York Attorney General files a complaint alleging that the manufacturer of the leading microprocessor violated Section 2 of the Sherman Act by engaging in a pattern of illegal conduct intended to maintain its monopoly power and profits in the market for x86 microprocessors (Intel), 4 novembre 2009, e-Competitions November 2009, Art. N° 29828

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