Bloomberg Law
July 15, 2021, 2:24 AM

Spotify’s Top Lawyer Has Spent Years Making Apple the Bad Guy (2)

Lucas Shaw
Lucas Shaw
Bloomberg News

Horacio Gutierrez made his name in U.S. corporate law two decades ago defending Microsoft Corp. against charges of anticompetitive behavior in the first major antitrust case of the internet age. As the tech industry is once again dominated by talk of monopolies, Gutierrez, now Spotify Technology SA’s chief legal officer, has switched sides. For the past five years he’s led Spotify’s campaign against Apple Inc., one of a series of antitrust actions with the potential to make an even greater impact than the Microsoft litigation.

While the shift in public opinion about the tech industry in recent years ...

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