Apple Faces May 2014 Trial On E-Book Antitrust Damages

Law360, New York (August 14, 2013, 3:49 PM EDT) -- States and consumers accusing Apple Inc. of conspiring with five major publishers to fix e-book prices will get their chance to seek hundreds of millions in damages from the iPad maker at trial in May 2014, the judge overseeing the case said Tuesday.

With the U.S. Department of Justice's suit against Apple wrapping up in federal court, the damages claims brought by 33 state attorneys general and a group of e-book buyers against the company are beginning to ramp up.

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote, in...
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