Adams v Apple Inc, et al, CV-12-17511; CV-16-24156-CP
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This class action concerns the unlawful and anti-competitive agreements among the Defendants to fix, maintain, increase or control the price at which the Defendant Publishers’ eBooks would be sold over the internet in Canada and the North American market by their adoption of the Agency Model of distributing and controlling the price of eBooks during the Class Period.

Plaintiff seeks to recover on her own behalf and on behalf of the Class, the overcharge paid for Defendant Publishers’ eBooks after April 1, 2010 as a result of the Defendants’ unlawful and anti-competitive conduct.

The Defendant Publishers have agreed to compensate the consumers a total of $3.175 million and provide cooperation to the Consumers’ Canadian Counsel to litigate the claims against Apple Inc and Apple Canada Inc.

Class Period: April 1, 2010 to ongoing

Consumers’ Canadian Counsel: Andrew Morganti, Morganti Legal; Heather Peterson, Sutts Strosberg LLP; Luciana Brasil, Branch MacMaster LLP; and Normand Painchaud, Sylvestre Fafard Painchaud

Consumers’ Economist and Class Certification Expert: Dr. Russel Lamb, Nathan Associates

Defendants’ Counsel:  Lenczner Slaght LLP, on behalf of Apple Inc and Apple Canada Inc