Denise Cote

States rights to damages bode ill for Apple

By Paul St John Mackintosh
April 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Legal developments around the Apple ebook price fixing debacle are not exactly going Cupertino’s way. Most recently, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote, to no one’s great surprise, returned [...]

The Apple e-book decision reaction roundup: Schadenfreude a go-go!

By libertyc
July 12, 2013 // 4 Comments

It’s been pretty fun, not to mention instructive, to read the various reactions to the e-book verdict over the last day or so. Sometimes it feels like I’ve wandered into a production of Rashomon. [...]

Judge Cote: Apple Did Conspire to Raise E-Book Prices

By libertyc
July 10, 2013 // 3 Comments

Judge Denise Cote has ruled on the Apple e-book case. And the verdict? “The plaintiffs have shown that the publisher defendants conspired with each other to eliminate retail price competition [...]

Penguin wants Author Solutions lawsuit dismissed

By libertyc
June 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Author Solutions, Penguin’s self-publishing imprint, has been a bit controversial for a while. Last year an anonymous poster claiming to be an AS employee had some pretty damning things to say [...]

Weekend Roundup: Is the e-book judge starting to see things Apple's way?

By Dan Eldridge
June 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Apple shows spine in e-book trial (New York Post) Apple, as expected, came out swinging against the Justice Department in the first week of its e-book price-fixing trial — and may have even scored [...]

Antitrust experts say publishing is not a special case

By libertyc
October 31, 2012 // 2 Comments

Do publishers deserve special treatment from anti-trust courts? Paid Content reports on antitrust experts who said no at a New York book event this week: “There’s never been a defendant sued for [...]

RoyaltyShare founder Bob Kohn appeals denial of his right to appeal DoJ agency pricing settlement

By libertyc
October 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

I’m a little late, but I wanted to bring up just one story that popped up between the times I was at The Digital Reader and here. I’ve been following the saga of RoyaltyShare founder Bob Kohn at [...]

Steve Jobs biographer does not have to turn over unpublished material to agency pricing class-action plaintiffs

By libertyc
July 30, 2012 // 1 Comment

If you’re interested in any new tidbit of information about the legal matters surrounding the publishers’ and Apple’s implementation of agency pricing, here’s an interesting one for you. [...]

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