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Penguin’s Motion to Compel Arbitration is Put on Ice by Court in eBooks Case

A New York federal judge denied Penguin’s motion to compel arbitration for a subset of the putative class in In re: Electronic Books Antitrust Litigation.  The plaintiffs claim that Penguin, other publishers, and Apple Inc., fixed prices for electronic books … Continue reading

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The “No Poaching” Antitrust Litigation Case Against Several High-Tech Companies Continues

In late 2011, a group of software engineers filed antitrust lawsuits against seven behemoths of the high-tech industry. The high-tech company defendants—Apple, Pixar, Google, Intel, Intuit, Lucasfilm, and Adobe—utilized a policy known as “Do not cold call,” whereby each pair … Continue reading

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eBook Antitrust Litigation Against Apple and Publishing Companies Continues

On May 15, 2012, the Honorable Denise Cote, U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York, denied Apple’s and five of the largest publishing companies’ motions to dismiss in the eBooks antitrust litigation case. See In re … Continue reading

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