Apple Says IPhone Service Monopoly Suit Ignores Court Order

Law360, New York (November 5, 2012, 5:29 PM EST) -- Apple Inc. asked a California federal judge on Friday to dismiss a newly refiled class action claiming it monopolized the aftermarket for iPhone services, arguing that plaintiffs disregarded a court order to add AT&T Mobility LLC as a defendant.

The bid for dismissal came less than three months after U.S. District Judge James Ware ruled that AT&T was a “necessary party” to claims that Apple had monopolized voice and data services for its best-selling smartphone, and ordered the plaintiffs to file an amended complaint that named...
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