2 State Claims Axed From Apple IPod Antitrust Action

Law360, New York (June 30, 2010, 3:22 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. has won the dismissal of two state law claims in the putative class action accusing it of stifling competition in the portable MP3 player market, though the judge denied its bid to cut several other claims.

Judge James Ware of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Tuesday granted Apple’s motion to dismiss Cartwright Act and Consumer Legal Remedies Act competition claims but denied its effort to chop a Section 2 Sherman Act monopolization claim and a California state Unfair...
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