Apple Looks To Link Developer, Consumer Antitrust Suits

Law360 (June 24, 2019, 7:53 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. urged a California federal court Friday to relate a suit from developers accusing the tech giant of monopolizing the distribution of apps on its devices to the consumer case the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on last month.

Apple filed a motion seeking to relate the developer suit filed June 4 with Apple Inc. v. Robert Pepper et al., a proposed class action being brought by users of Apple devices over the company's App Store practices. While they are being brought by different sets of plaintiffs, Apple said both cases target the App Store and the commission it charges, and...

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