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Good News for Google’s Legal Fight With the EU

The search giant gets a reason to be hopeful from a court ruling on Intel.
A Google logo and Android statue at the Googleplex in Menlo Park, California.

A Google logo and Android statue at the Googleplex in Menlo Park, California.

Photographer: JOSH EDELSON/AFP

Google got some good legal news on the eve of its challenge to a European Union anti-trust penalty.

An EU court's decision in Intel Corp's fight to overturn a 1.06 billion-euro ($1.26 billion) fine provided the boost to the U.S. search giant by requiring regulators to back up economic findings and do a better job gathering evidence from rivals and customers.