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Epic Games, Inc. v. Apple Inc. 

20-cv-05640-YGR

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT PROCEEDINGS IN THIS ACTION

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, hearings in this case may be held by teleconference or by Zoom Webinar videoconference.  Call-in or login information is available on the PACER docket, on the judge’s calendar, or by emailing media@cand.uscourts.gov.

For teleconferences:  please call in at least 5 minutes before the hearing is scheduled to begin, make sure your phone is muted, and stay on the line for the entire hearing so that the proceedings are not disrupted.

For videoconferences: see the court’s instructions on observing a Zoom Webinar as a non-participating “Attendee.”

Important: any recording, copying, or rebroadcasting of a remote court hearing is absolutely prohibited.  See General Order 58 and the court’s Notice Regarding Press and Public Access to Court Hearings.

View all court rules affecting the media.

Due to the level of interest in this case, this web page has been created to provide case information and significant court orders and other documents to journalists and interested members of the public.

Link to party exhibits and demonstratives:
http://tinyurl.com/epicvapple

General Court Information

About This Case

Plaintiff Epic Games, Inc. brings this action against defendant Apple Inc., alleging violations of antitrust laws through its Apple App Store policies on iOS devices. Apple counterclaims that Epic Games has breached its developer agreements and App Store guidelines by introducing a direct pay option on iOS devices in Epic Games’ videogame Fortnite.

Certain orders are available for download below. Other case documents may be viewed/downloaded via the PACER system. To sign up for email alerts when a new document is filed, you may open an account with this Court’s ECF system, then sign up for notices of electronic filing.

Press and public access to the bench trial in this case will be via teleconference.  Interested members of the media may submit a request for teleconference access by April 29, 2021, at the following link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Epic-Apple.

Per Pretrial Order No. 5, party exhibits and demonstratives used on a particular day of trial may be viewed at the following link:

http://tinyurl.com/epicvapple

Upcoming Proceedings & Deadlines:
DateProceeding or DeadlineCourtroom (If Applicable)
TBDTBDTBD

Selected case documents of special interest:

Docket NumberFiling Date
Order Granting In Part and Denying In Part Motion for Temporary Restraining Order 4808/24/2020
Order Granting In Part and Denying In Part Motion for Preliminary Injunction 11810/09/2020
Order Granting Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings 16511/18/2020
Discovery Order 20212/18/2020
Discovery Order 22612/31/2020
Joint Submission Regarding Trial Elements, Legal Framework, and Remedies27601/22/2021
Discovery Order 29601/26/2021
Discovery Order 30402/01/2021
Consumer Plaintiffs’ Amicus Brief re: Trial Elements, Legal Framework, and Remedies 32502/05/2021
Developer Plaintiffs’ Amicus Brief re: Trial Elements, Legal Framework, and Remedies 32602/05/2021
Discovery Order 32902/08/2021
Discovery Order 35602/24/2021
Pretrial Order No. 137103/02/2021
Pretrial Order No. 238103/23/2021
Discovery Order 38403/24/2021
Pretrial Order No. 338903/30/2021
Discovery Order 39904/06/2021
Epic Games, Inc.’s Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law 40704/08/2021
Apple Inc.’s Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law 41004/08/2021
Discovery Order 41404/09/2021
Order Denying Apple Inc.’s Motion for Pretrial Sanctions 43704/12/2021
Unopposed Motion of Media Coalition for Trial Access 45704/16/2021
Order re: Unopposed Administrative Motion of Reporters’ Comm. for Trial Access45804/16/2021
Pretrial Order No. 4
46804/21/2021
Pretrial Order No. 548504/26/2021
Pretrial Order No. 652104/29/2021
Pretrial Order No. 754704/30/2021
Pretrial Order No. 854804/30/2021
Pretrial Order No. 956405/02/2021
Trial Order No. 159405/05/2021
Trial Order No. 260905/07/2021
Trial Order No. 361305/09/2021
Trial Order No. 461405/09/2021
Trial Order No. 564305/12/2021
Trial Order No. 668805/17/2021
Trial Order No. 771505/20/2021
Discovery Order71805/20/2021
Post-Trial Order No. 179406/09/2021
Rule 52 Order After Trial on the Merits 81209/10/2021
Permanent Injunction 81309/10/2021
Judgment 81409/10/2021
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