Battle over the iPhone app store spills into appeals court


              Judge Sidney R. Thomas speaks before hearing arguments at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. Apple is heading into a courtroom faceoff against Epic Games, the company behind the popular Fortnite video game, reviving a high-stakes antitrust battle over whether the digital fortress shielding the iPhone's app store illegally enriches the world's most valuable company while stifling competition. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney sits in a courtroom at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. Apple is heading into a courtroom faceoff against Epic Games, the company behind the popular Fortnite video game, reviving a high-stakes antitrust battle over whether the digital fortress shielding the iPhone's app store illegally enriches the world's most valuable company while stifling competition. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Attorney Mark Perry, representing Apple, approaches the podium to give arguments at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. Apple is heading into a courtroom faceoff against Epic Games, the company behind the popular Fortnite video game, reviving a high-stakes antitrust battle over whether the digital fortress shielding the iPhone's app store illegally enriches the world's most valuable company while stifling competition. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney exits a courtroom at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. Apple is heading into a courtroom faceoff against Epic Games, the company behind the popular Fortnite video game, reviving a high-stakes antitrust battle over whether the digital fortress shielding the iPhone's app store illegally enriches the world's most valuable company while stifling competition. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Attorney Mark Perry, representing Apple, sits in his seat after giving arguments at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. Apple is heading into a courtroom faceoff against Epic Games, the company behind the popular Fortnite video game, reviving a high-stakes antitrust battle over whether the digital fortress shielding the iPhone's app store illegally enriches the world's most valuable company while stifling competition. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Judge Milan D. Smith Jr. sits before hearing arguments at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. Apple is heading into a courtroom faceoff against Epic Games, the company behind the popular Fortnite video game, reviving a high-stakes antitrust battle over whether the digital fortress shielding the iPhone's app store illegally enriches the world's most valuable company while stifling competition. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Attorney Thomas Goldstein, representing Epic Games, walks from the podium after giving arguments at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. Apple is heading into a courtroom faceoff against Epic Games, the company behind the popular Fortnite video game, reviving a high-stakes antitrust battle over whether the digital fortress shielding the iPhone's app store illegally enriches the world's most valuable company while stifling competition. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Judge Michael J. McShane sits before hearing arguments at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. Apple is heading into a courtroom faceoff against Epic Games, the company behind the popular Fortnite video game, reviving a high-stakes antitrust battle over whether the digital fortress shielding the iPhone's app store illegally enriches the world's most valuable company while stifling competition. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              Judges Milan D. Smith Jr., from left, sits on a panel with Sidney R. Thomas and Michael J. McShane before hearing arguments at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. Apple is heading into a courtroom faceoff against Epic Games, the company behind the popular Fortnite video game, reviving a high-stakes antitrust battle over whether the digital fortress shielding the iPhone's app store illegally enriches the world's most valuable company while stifling competition. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
            
              FILE - An Apple logo adorns the facade of the downtown Brooklyn Apple store on March 14, 2020, in New York. Apple will face off with the company behind the popular Fortnite video game in federal appeals court Monday, Nov. 14, 2022, reviving a high-stakes antitrust battle over whether the digital fortress shielding the iPhone’s app store illegally enriches the world’s most valuable company while stifling competition. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
Battle over the iPhone app store spills into appeals court