Apple vs. Epic Trial in May 2021

A Case Scheduling and Pretrial Order for the Epic Games lawsuit against Apple sets a May 3, 2021 date for the trial to begin (thanks The Esports Observer). Here's the schedule:

  • NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF: February 15, 2021
  • DISCLOSURE OF EXPERT REPORTS:
    ALL EXPERTS, RETAINED AND NON-RETAINED
    MUST PROVIDE WRITTEN REPORTS COMPLIANT
    WITH FRCP 26(A)(2)(B): Opening: February 15, 2021, Rebuttal: March 15, 2021
  • EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF: March 31, 20211
    DISPOSITIVE MOTIONS2
    / DAUBERT MOTIONS To
    BE HEARD BY: None to be filed without conference
  • COMPLIANCE HEARING (SEE BELOW) April 2, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
  • JOINT PRETRIAL CONFERENCE STATEMENT: April 9, 2021
  • PRETRIAL CONFERENCE: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
  • TRIAL DATE AND LENGTH: Monday, May 3, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. (Bench Trial)