Apple, Epic Judge Caps In-Person Attendance At May Trial

Law360 (March 26, 2021, 3:50 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday placed limits on the number of people allowed to physically attend Epic Games' high-stakes antitrust bench trial in May over Apple's App Store fees, noting that everyone in attendance must wear masks regardless of whether they're vaccinated.

During a hearing held via Zoom, U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, who presides over a courtroom in Oakland, said COVID-19 cases are dropping in the San Francisco Bay Area and more people are getting vaccinated, which is allowing the courthouse to open.

"I think we're at a point where we're trying to have as many courtrooms open...

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