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Chinese writers claim Apple owes them compensation as trial begins

By Jin Haixing | China Daily | Updated: 2013-09-05 07:42

Disputes between US electronics giant Apple and Chinese writers continues as the second trial of a lawsuit opens and writers claim the company sold their books without consent.

The trial, which opened on Wednesday, contains 10 charges of copyright infringement from the 11 writers and Apple is appealing prior rulings of two separate cases in December 2012 and April this year, claiming the ruling has some problems.

So far, the Beijing No 2 Intermediate People's Court has ordered Apple to pay more than 1.14 million yuan ($186,000) to the writers in compensation.

Chinese writers claim Apple owes them compensation as trial begins

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