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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Case Title

In Re: Electronic Books Antitrust Litigation


Case Number

1:11-md-02293

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Denise L. Cote

Date Filed

December 9, 2011


Case Title

The State of Texas et al v. Penguin Group (USA) Inc. et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-03394

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

Denise L. Cote

Date Filed

April 30, 2012


Case Title

United States of America v. Apple, Inc.


Case Number

13-3741

Court

Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

2410 STATUTES-Antitrust

Date Filed

October 4, 2013

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