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Epic Games, Inc. v. Apple Inc. 

20-cv-05640-YGR

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT PROCEEDINGS IN THIS ACTION

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, hearings in this case may be held by teleconference or by Zoom Webinar videoconference.  Call-in or login information is available on the PACER docket, on the judge’s calendar, or by emailing media@cand.uscourts.gov.

For teleconferences:  please call in at least 5 minutes before the hearing is scheduled to begin, make sure your phone is muted, and stay on the line for the entire hearing so that the proceedings are not disrupted.

For videoconferences: see the court’s instructions on observing a Zoom Webinar as a non-participating “Attendee.”

Important: any recording, copying, or rebroadcasting of a remote court hearing is absolutely prohibited.  See General Order 58 and the court’s Notice Regarding Press and Public Access to Court Hearings.

View all court rules affecting the media.

Due to the level of interest in this case, this web page has been created to provide case information and significant court orders and other documents to journalists and interested members of the public.

Audio Access Information for Bench Trial:
Dial-In Number: 1 (877) 336-1839
Access Code:  9403112

Additional Line (first 2 days of trial and as needed):
Dial-In Number: 1 (877) 873-8018
Access Code:  9131109

Link to party exhibits and demonstratives:
http://tinyurl.com/epicvapple

General Court Information

About This Case

Plaintiff Epic Games, Inc. brings this action against defendant Apple Inc., alleging violations of antitrust laws through its Apple App Store policies on iOS devices. Apple counterclaims that Epic Games has breached its developer agreements and App Store guidelines by introducing a direct pay option on iOS devices in Epic Games’ videogame Fortnite.

Certain orders are available for download below. Other case documents may be viewed/downloaded via the PACER system. To sign up for email alerts when a new document is filed, you may open an account with this Court’s ECF system, then sign up for notices of electronic filing.

Press and public access to the bench trial in this case will be via teleconference.  Interested members of the media may submit a request for teleconference access by April 29, 2021, at the following link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Epic-Apple.

Per Pretrial Order No. 5, party exhibits and demonstratives used on a particular day of trial may be viewed at the following link:

http://tinyurl.com/epicvapple

Upcoming Proceedings & Deadlines:
DateProceeding or DeadlineCourtroom (If Applicable)
05/03/2021
through
05/25/2021
Bench Trial
8am-10:15, then 20 min break
10:35-12:35, then 40 min break
1:15-3:15 (end)
Courtroom One
Public access by phone only:
1 (877) 336-1839  / 9403112