IPhone Antitrust Class Says Contract Bars Arbitration
By Abigail Rubenstein
Law360, New York (January 24, 2012, 2:38 PM ET) -- A putative class of iPhone users on Monday urged a California federal judge to reconsider his order forcing them to arbitrate their antitrust claims against Apple Inc. and AT&T Inc., claiming that Apple's contract with consumers calls for litigation in court.
The plaintiffs filed a reply brief hitting back at Apple and AT&T's opposition to their bid for a reconsideration of the court's order compelling arbitration or a certification for an interlocutory appeal of the order. The brief argues that the court failed to properly address...