Apple Says IPhone Antitrust Suit Is Nothing Without AT&T

Law360, New York (April 17, 2012, 6:01 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. on Monday moved to toss a proposed antitrust class action brought by iPhone users who allege the technology giant monopolized the aftermarket for iPhone voice and data services, arguing the suit cannot continue unless AT&T Mobility LLC is named a co-defendant.

Apple said the suit is a thinly veiled attempt to rehash another nearly identical action that the same California federal court sent to arbitration four months ago, finding the allegations were so intertwined with AT&T’s wireless service agreement that the plaintiffs had to...
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