A few days ago, solicitor of Hagens Berman office is in American California upper regional court to SamSung electron, Hailishi company and beautiful optical science and technology mention collective lawsuit, accuse “ of these 3 enterprises to maintain retail prices artificially in perch, be suspected of operating DRAM memory price. ”
Attorney office Hagens Berman says, although the demand of DRAM chip is record-breaking, but the competition between SamSung, beautiful light and Hailishi can force chip price to glide. From 2016 come first quarter 2017 the 3rd quarter, the sale of global DRAM chip of these 3 companies raised one times above, the output that the reason is 3 companies falls, string together seek operate chip price.
Up to 2017 in year, samSung, beautiful light and Hailishi hold the share of market of global DRAM chip of 96% in all. Judicial document says, announced to launch investigation to chip price last year when China when, this 3 person behavior “ changes ” suddenly.
The lawsuit of collective be mentioninged such as SamSung
The DRAM market inside story of a plot that we disclose “ is one picket classical antitrust, operate price record. In this picket case, a few main companies held the most share of the market, bai Man of · of Steve of copartner of ”Hagens Berman management (Steve Berman) expresses, “ SamSung, Hailishi and beautiful light did not press regular act, harmed the interest of consumer to score bigger gain, disturbed the market. ”
2017, DRAM chip price rose greatly 47% , those who achieved 30 years to come is the biggest go up.
Lawsuit of this picket collective faces consumer of all United States, want them to came to bought the equipment of use DRAM chip on Feburary 1, 2018 on July 1, 2016 only, include Mac, IPad and IPhone.
In the one picket lawsuit that initiated in the light of DRAM chip manufacturer 2006, the Mai Jiada that Hagens Berman helps those pay exorbitant chip the price became 300 million dollar to reconcile agreement. These chip prices also are unplug artificially by manufacturer tall. 2006, american judiciary cognizance SamSung string seek operate DRAM chip price. SamSung and Hailishi admit his guilt, add up to paid criminal of 731 million dollar fine, two companies are in charge of serve a sentence of put in prison of add up to high 3185 days.