Apple Can't Stay Goodwin Procter Monitor In E-Book Suit
By David McAfee
Law360, Los Angeles (February 10, 2014, 8:59 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit rejected Apple Inc.’s bid to stay the duties of a Goodwin Procter LLP partner assigned as the independent, court-appointed monitor to oversee the tech giant’s antitrust compliance after a ruling that it helped fix e-book prices, holding Monday that the government rightly interpreted a lower court’s order.
The decision comes less than a week after Apple and the U.S. Department of Justice clashed before the appeals court, with each side presenting oral arguments at a hearing before the three-judge panel in Manhattan. At...