Unites States of America v. Apple, Inc. et al

Filing 142

Letter addressed to Judge Denise L. Cote from Joel M. Mitnick dated 10/17/2012 re: I write on behalf of defendants Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC d/b/a Macmillan ("Macmillan") and Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH ("VGvH") in response to the letters submitted on October 15, 2012 by the Department of Justice and the Plaintiff States. At a conference with all parties on October 9, 2012, Your Honor directed the Department of Justice and the Plaintiff States to provide the Court and Defendants with a clear statement as to whether they plan to challenge the bona fides of the agency distribution contracts between the Publisher Defendants and Apple for the distribution of each Publisher Defendant's trade eBooks in the United States. Filed In Associated Cases: 1:11-md-02293-DLC, 1:12-cv-02826-DLC(rjm)

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