Alsup Orders Apple To Produce FCC IPhone Communications

Law360, San Francisco (July 16, 2020, 5:16 PM EDT) -- U.S. District Judge William Alsup on Thursday ordered Apple to hand over its Federal Communications Commission correspondence to consumers who allege iPhones emit dangerous levels of radiation, after asking Apple during a hearing if it was "afraid" the public would be "horrified" at the information.

Following Thursday's hearing, Judge Alsup said he would hold off on ruling on Apple Inc.'s motion for summary judgment and ordered the company to produce within seven days all communications between Apple and the FCC related to iPhone certifications, as well as all communications regarding an investigation by the Chicago Tribune into iPhone radiation levels.

Judge Alsup...

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!


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!