Apple Hit With Antitrust Class Action Over iPods

Law360, New York (July 26, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A top plaintiff’s firm is trying to take a bite out of Apple Computer Inc., filing a class action that alleges the computer maker is using “illegal tactics” to fend off the competition for its iPod player and online music and video store.

The lawsuit was filed by Lerach Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP last Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, alleging violations of antitrust laws including the Sherman Act and the Cartwright Act.

The suit attacks...
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