Judge Yvonne Gonzales Rogers has issued her first decision in the Epic v Apple Fortnite case, and like many judges before her, she has elected to...split the difference.
But though the top line result is what's most likely to be reported on, there is MUCH to be teased out from everything else.
We're just getting started on this one...in Virtual Legality.
#Epic #Apple #Lawsuit
Discussed in this episode:
"Epic vs Everyone: The Fortnite Antitrust Lawsuits"
YouTube Playlist - Hoeg Law
Epic Games, Inc. v Apple Inc.
Motion for Temporary Restraining Order
"Epic Fires Back At Apple: "Unlawful Flexing of Monopoly Power"(VL296)"
YouTube Video - August 23, 2020 - Hoeg Law
"ORDER GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART MOTION FOR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER"
Epic v Apple (August 24, 2020)
"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).
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|3:48||The Judge's Order (Overview)|
|10:17||The Standard For Granting a TRO|
|13:31||Epic Fails to Establish Likelihood of Success|
|16:28||Epic Shoots Its Own Foot (Irreparable Harm)|
|23:41||Balance of Equities (No Free Epic Games)|
|27:34||The Passionate Fortnite Fan (Public Interest)|
|32:33||The Restraining Order (and Issues)|
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