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IPhone Buyers Lose Cert. Bid In AT&T Exclusivity Fight

Law360 (February 16, 2018, 10:31 PM EST) -- A California federal judge has declined to certify a class of iPhone buyers who allege Apple Inc. violated antitrust laws by locking them into voice and data plans with AT&T, finding Friday the consumers’ damages expert’s report lacked "any data-driven analysis.”

The consumers were looking to certify a class of people who bought iPhones between 2008 and 2012, a time period during which the popular devices were only available on AT&T’s cellular network, but U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers said the consumers’ expert report on...
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Case Information

Case Title

Ward et al v. Apple Inc.

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit



Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers

Date Filed

October 19, 2012

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