Apple Gets IPod, ITunes Antitrust Action Tossed

Law360, New York (December 22, 2010, 5:14 PM EST) -- A federal judge has tossed a putative antitrust class action against Apple Inc. over the interoperability of its iPod music player and iTunes music store with other products, but has given the named plaintiff a chance to amend her complaint.

Judge James Ware of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Tuesday rejected Stacie Somers' arguments that she and other consumers were owed compensatory damages. Somers alleged that Apple's anti-competitive software updates reduced the value of the class members' iPods and that...
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Somers v. Apple, Inc.


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5:07-cv-06507

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

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James Ware

Date Filed

December 30, 2007

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