Judge Questions Feasibility Of October Google Play Trial

By Bryan Koenig (December 16, 2021, 7:26 PM EST) -- A California federal judge sent Google and state attorneys general and private plaintiffs, including Epic Games, back to the bargaining table Thursday on whether the parties can feasibly be ready for an October 2022 antitrust trial for consolidated cases attacking the search giant's Play Store policies.

U.S. District Judge James Donato showed little patience for a series of discovery disputes raised during a remotely-held status conference. He said that many of those disputes should have been raised in separate filings, not a case management statement submitted a week ago, and he raised the prospect of the fights speaking to a broader...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!