False Ad Suit Over Apple Screens Falls Short, Judge Says

Law360, San Francisco (August 7, 2013, 9:03 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge told Apple Inc.'s lawyers Wednesday that he's inclined to toss a class action claiming the electronics giant tricked consumers into buying MacBook Pro computers with shoddy LG Corp. retina display screens, saying the plaintiffs haven't shown exactly how Apple's product ads were false.

Apple urged U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick to dismiss the case, arguing that plaintiff Beau Hodges' lawsuit fails to identify a single misrepresentation Apple made about its MacBook Pro retina displays and doesn't claim that he relied on...
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Case Information

Case Title

Hodges v. Apple Inc.

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


William H. Orrick

Date Filed

March 13, 2013

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