Hagens Says Latest E-Book Suit Gets It Wrong

Law360, New York (August 18, 2011, 8:56 PM EDT) -- A new class action filed in New York alleging a conspiracy to fix e-book prices has raised the ire of Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP for targeting Amazon.com Inc., which the firm said should be treated as an ally in the litigation.

Hagens Berman managing partner Steve Berman told Law 360 on Thursday recently filed lawsuits were copycats of the firm’s own suit launched Aug. 9 against Apple Inc. and five of the top publishing firms in the U.S. — Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins Publishers Inc.,...
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