Publishers Needn't Fill Textbook Order In Antitrust Fight

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 6:59 PM EST) -- An Ohio federal judge on Friday denied a move by college bookstores in an antitrust suit involving copyright issues to force two publishers to supply them with textbooks before the start of a local university's winter semester, finding the bookstores are unlikely to succeed on the merits of their claims.

U.S. District Judge James L. Graham shot down a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction by plaintiffs Book Dog Books LLC, which services Ohio State University, and online discount bookstore SPL Management LLC,...
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