Apple's App Store Not An Illegal Monopoly, Judge Hears

Law360, San Francisco (March 5, 2013, 8:39 PM EST) -- Apple Inc. urged a California federal judge Tuesday to toss iPhone customers' class claims that the tech giant illegally monopolized the phone's aftermarket when it created its app store and demanded a cut of third-party sales, arguing that the plaintiffs have failed to show Apple violated antitrust laws.

Apple attorney Daniel Wall argued that the case is a “stronger version” of the Ninth Circuit's recent ruling that banks did not violate antitrust laws by charging customers extra fees when they use other banks' ATMs. Wall rejected...
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