Early reports on the expected lawsuit between Apple and Epic Games confirmed that Tim Cook’s presence had been requested, despite attorneys’ attempts to prevent it. Now it has been confirmed that Cook will be joined by Craig Federighi and Phil Schiller.
According to details shared by Mac rumors, Cook will be questioned directly for an hour, with a one-hour cross-examination. Federighi will testify for two hours with a one-hour cross-examination, while Schiller, who is in charge of the App Store, will testify for a total of 10 hours.
Apple prepares for lawsuit against Epic
Apple’s cookie list that has been released so far includes other executives, such as Matt Fischer, Vice President of the App Store, Head of Risk and Fraud Engineering Algorithms Eric Friedman, Director of Commerce and Payments Eric Gray, Head of Game Development Mark Grimm and other employees in marketing, developer relations and related fields.
On Epic’s side, the list includes company CEO Tim Sweeney, other employees and the Third-party cookies will include executives from Facebook, Microsoft, Nvidia, in addition to iTunes CEO Eddy Cue and former director of iOS software, Scott Forstall. Although the latter, so far, has not been found by the developer to formally request his presence at the trial.
According to other official reports, the trial will proceed without the participation of a jury. Yes He will be in charge of Judge Yvonne González, which demanded a face-to-face trial, saying it was “important enough” for the court to hear in person.