Antitrust Class Needs More To Compel Docs From Jobs Author

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 10:13 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday told class plaintiffs in an electronic books price-fixing suit that they need to meet a higher standard in order to compel a journalist to turn over materials related to his authorized biography of Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs.

In a case accusing five publishers and Apple of setting prices for eBooks, U.S. District Judge Denise L. Cote said the class plaintiffs may renew their application for a discovery conference concerning journalist Walter Isaacson's refusal to produce recordings and notes...
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