Apple Injunction Flouts Deal, Simon & Schuster Tells 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (February 10, 2014, 1:42 PM EST) -- Simon & Schuster Inc. on Friday told the Second Circuit that a lower court's injunction against Apple Inc. for conspiring to fix prices on e-books unfairly altered the terms of a deal the publishing giant had previously struck with government prosecutors to elude litigation in the same matter.

The publishing company claimed that U.S. District Judge Denise Cote's decision to bar Apple from entering into discounting agreements with the publisher defendants in the case effectively doubled the time of the "cooling-off period" that Simon & Schuster...
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Case Title

United States of America v. Apple, Inc.


Case Number

13-3741

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

2410 STATUTES-Antitrust

Date Filed

October 4, 2013

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