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Epic Games says court got App Store ruling wrong in opening appeal filing

Posted On: May 25, 2022   |   Posted By: iMore

Epic Games says court got App Store ruling wrong in opening appeal filing

"The district court's judgment on Apple's breach of contract and declaratory judgment counterclaims should be reversed and judgment entered in Epic's favor" {.intro}
What you need to know
The wheels of the Epic Games vs Apple appeal are starting to turn.
Epic has filed its first opening brief.
It says the court erred on four key issues and that the ruling against it should be vacated.
Epic Games has this week filed the first opening brief in its appeal against the ruling passed down by a court in the Apple vs Epic Games trial last year.
In its opening filing Epic Games told the appeal court that while "apps bring the iPhone to life" and the success of the iPhone (which it says may be the most profitable technology ever) depends on apps, they live under a "dark cloud" because of Apple's exclusive distribution and restrictions on alternative app stores and in-payment solutions.
Lawyers for Epic seeking to have the ruling against the company from last year vacated say the court erred in four main...

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