A quick update on Epic vs. Apple case. Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has set a trial date of May 3, 2021.
In a latest opposition filing, Apple said that “Epic started a fire, and poured gasoline on it, and now asks this Court for emergency assistance in putting it out.”
The ink was still wet on the preliminary injunction Epic filed to “stop Apple from retaliating,” when Apple responded by filing its own claims.
Epic has filed another preliminary injunction to “stop Apple from retaliating.” The company behind the battle roayle hit wants Apple to restore Fortnite and Epic’s related account in Apple’s Developer Program.
Epic partially won a temporary restraining order against Apple. Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers ruled that Apple can’t terminate Epic’s developer accounts or otherwise limit the ability of developers to use Unreal Engine on iOS and Mac. Not yet, anyway.
Last week, Apple announced it would terminate all Epic’s developer accounts and block iOS and Mac development tools for the Fortnite company. Epic filed a motion for temporary restraning order on Apple’s actions. According to the documentation Epic submitted to the court, Apple’s…
Last week saw a major standoff between Apple and Epic Games. In response to a civil antitrust lawsuit filed by Epic against Apple, the latter decided to terminate all Epic’s developer accounts and block iOS and Mac development tools…