“Apple has issued a formal objection to the court-appointed lawyer assigned to monitor its compliance with the decision handed down in its e-book pricing fixing case back in July,” Darrell Etherington reports for TechCrunch.
“The monitor was assigned by the DOJ back in October, and has apparently been charging Apple a very high price for his services – he made $138,432 in his first two weeks on the job, according to Apple’s official filing on the matter,” Etherington reports. “Apple says that’s the highest rate it’s paid a lawyer in its history, which is saying a lot given the company’s decidedly litigious streak.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Quite possibly, Apple would be far less “decidedly litigious” if classless companies worldwide didn’t continuously decide to steal Apple’s patented intellectual property.