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Apple Seeks Class Counsel's Removal In IPhone Updates MDL

Law360 (April 9, 2019, 8:28 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. moved Tuesday to remove the co-lead counsel in a consolidated multidistrict litigation accusing the tech giant of deliberately slowing down iPhone performance, saying the attorneys had quoted from protected Apple documents in open court during a hearing and doubled down when challenged.

Apple alleges Joseph Cotchett and Mark Molumphy, who are co-lead counsel along with two other attorneys for the class of iPhone users, not only both quoted from documents designated as confidential but also refused to make amends for the mistake, instead threatening to have Apple sanctioned for over-using the confidential designation.

“This response gives no assurance that...

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California Northern

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Other Fraud


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April 5, 2018

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