“Mediation between Apple and Australia’s competition watchdog has ended without a resolution,” Lucy Battersby reports for The Sydney Morning Herald.
“The next phase of the case will be determined at a directions hearing this afternoon before Justice Mordecai Bromberg of the Federal Court in Melbourne,” Battersby reports. “The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission took the world’s biggest company to court on March 27 after it failed to respond to its concerns that the name of its new tablet – iPad Wifi + 4G – would mislead Australian consumers… [as] it is not compatible with any Australian 4G networks.”
Battersby reports, “The parties were going to discuss whether Apple would change the name of the product at mediation. But the mediation session scheduled for 10.15am AEST concluded about midday without the parties reaching an agreement.”
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