Hagens Berman Wants NY E-Book Actions Moved To Calif.

Law360, New York (August 25, 2011, 3:26 PM EDT) -- Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP asked a New York federal court on Wednesday to transfer what it says are five copycat class actions alleging top publishers schemed to fix e-book prices to California, where the law firm filed the first such suit.

The five actions are effectively the same case involving the same allegations of a price-fixing conspiracy with different named plaintiffs, Hagens Berman attorneys argued in a motion to intervene filed in the five New York cases. The plaintiffs' firm said the first-to-file rule indicates...
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Case Title

Petru et al v. Apple, Inc. et al


Case Number

3:11-cv-03892

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

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Edward M. Chen

Date Filed

August 9, 2011


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Cheatham v. Hachette Book Group, Inc. et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-05750

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New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

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Denise L. Cote

Date Filed

August 17, 2011

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