A lawyer for San Jose said the city plans to request sworn statements from Major League Baseball’s Commissioner and owners of 30 teams after a federal judge on Friday allowed the city to proceed with a lawsuit claiming MLB disrupted a contract by the Oakland A’s to buy land to move to San Jose.
Apple is fighting a legal order requiring the company to modify its digital book contracts and submit to oversight by a court-appointed antitrust monitor.
Lawyers for the city of San Jose and Major League Baseball squared off Friday in federal court as MLB asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit by the city that accuses the league of unlawfully preventing the Oakland A’s from moving to San Jose.
A federal judge in San Jose will hear arguments Friday on Major League Baseball’s bid for dismissal of an antitrust lawsuit in which the South Bay city claims the MLB is illegally impeding a possible move by the Oakland A’s to San Jose.
An appeals court gave little indication Wednesday whether a potential juror can be booted from a trial solely because of sexual orientation. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, based in San Francisco, listened to an hour of legal arguments on the issue.
U.S. antitrust regulators say they have found no evidence to claims that Google unfairly favors its own services in search results.
Google has submitted a proposal aimed at avoiding a showdown with European regulators threatening to crack down on the some of the Internet search leader’s business practices.
The Justice Department and 15 states sued Apple Inc. and major book publishers Wednesday, alleging a conspiracy to raise the price of electronic books they said cost consumers more than $100 million in the past two years by adding $2 to $5 to the price of each e-book.
The Justice Department has threatened to sue Apple and five other major publishers for allegedly colluding to raise the price of e-books.
The suit alleges that Intel Corp., based in Santa Clara, paid billions in kickbacks to computer makers so that it could dominate the microprocessor market, and that it retaliated against manufacturers who did business with competitors.