Apple E-Books Ruling Wrong On Antitrust Law, 2nd Circ. Told

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 8:38 PM EST) -- Copyright attorney and eMusic co-founder Bob Kohn on Friday warned the Second Circuit that a New York federal court's ruling that Apple Inc. and a group of book publishers conspired to raise the price of e-books is “fundamentally at odds with basic tenets of modern antitrust law.”

In the unsolicited 27-page brief, Kohn argued that U.S. District Judge Denise L. Cote erred by not allowing the pricing practices of Amazon, which sent shock waves through the publishing industry when it introduced its Kindle e-reader in 2007,...
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