Apple Says DOJ Overreached As E-Books Price-Fix Trial Ends

Law360, New York (June 20, 2013, 6:26 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice “overreached” when it sued Apple Inc. over alleged e-book price-fixing and ignored evidence suggesting introduction of the iPad and iBooks fostered competition among digital book retailers, an Apple attorney said Thursday in the final moments of an antitrust trial in New York.

Apple legitimately pursued its business interests when it signed deals in 2010 with five major U.S. publishing houses in support of its soon-to-be-launched iBookstore, said Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP partner Orin Snyder, who is representing Apple. Snyder said...
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