No. 12 Civ. 2826(DLC).

889 F.Supp.2d 623 (2012)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff, v. APPLE, INC., et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, S.D. New York.

September 5, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mark W. Ryan , Stephanie A. Fleming , Lawrence E. Buterman , Laura B. Collins , United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Washington, DC, for Plaintiff the United States.

Daniel F. McInnis , David A. Donohoe , Allison Sheedy , Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP, Washington, DC, for Defendants Penguin Group (USA), Inc. and The Penguin Group.

Richard Parker , Omelveny & Myers LLP, Washington, D.C., Andrew J. Frackman , Edward N. Moss , Omelveny & Myers LLP, New York, NY, Daniel S. Floyd , Daniel G. Swanson , Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Los Angeles, CA, for Defendant Apple, Inc.

Joel M. Mitnick , John J. Lavelle , Alexandra Shear , Sidley Austin LLP, New York, NY, for Defendant Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC d/b/a MacMillan.

David N. Wynn , Arent Fox LLP, New York, NY, Deanne Ottaviano , Arent Fox LLP, Washington, DC, Stephen G. Larson , Arent Fox LLP, Los Angeles, CA, for amici curiae American Booksellers Association and Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Jan Friedman Levien , Paul D. Aiken , New York, NY, for amicus curiae The Authors Guild, Inc.

Bob Kohn , New York, NY, amicus curiae.

Steven Brower , Buchalter Nemer , Irvine, CA, for amicus curiae Bob Kohn.


DENISE COTE, District Judge:

Plaintiff the United States of America (the "Government") brings this civil antitrust action against defendants Apple, Inc. ("Apple"); Hachette Book Group, Inc. ("Hachette"); HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. ("HarperCollins"); Verlagsgruppe Georg Von Holtzbrinck GMBH and Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC d/b/a MacMillan (collectively, "MacMillan"); The Penguin Group, a division of Pearson PLC and Penguin Group...

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