• Credit card issuers oppose Apple's motion to stay discovery in Apple Pay antitrust case, cite recent decision by same federal judge in AliveCor v. Apple

    1 month ago - By FOSS Patents

    In July, the class action law firm of Hagens Berman filed a lawsuit-by far not its first-against Apple in the Northern District of California, this time accusing Apple's anticompetitive conduct in connection with Apple Pay and the restrictions on access to the iPhone's NFC chip by third-party digital wallet apps. The complaint contained an interesting chart that compares the fees Apple commands in the U.S., where its market share is high , as compared to other markets: A week ago, Apple responded to the complaint with a motion to dismiss, accompanied by a motion to stay discovery. While I...
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