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Intel Corp. v. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
United States Supreme Court
542 U.S. 241 (2004)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (Micro) (plaintiff) filed an antitrust complaint against Intel Corporation (Intel) (defendant) with the Directorate-General for Competition of the Commission of the European Communities (European Commission). Micro and Intel were each headquartered in Northern California. Micro filed a petition with the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, seeking under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 to compel production of certain Intel documents for use in the antitrust proceeding before the European Commission. The district court denied Micro’s motion, determining it did not have authority to grant the request. The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed. The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Ginsburg, J.)
Concurrence (Scalia, J.)
Dissent (Breyer, J.)
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