Amazon Counters Bookstores' Claims In Pricing Suit

Law360, New York (May 3, 2011, 8:36 PM EDT) -- Inc. filed a suit on Tuesday in Washington state against the National Association of College Stores seeking a declaratory judgment that its advertisements for textbook prices do not violate the Lanham Act, as NACS allegedly asserts.

“NACS and the 3,100 college bookstores it represents are threatened by the lower prices that Amazon offers students on the sale of textbooks, and the high prices it offers to buy back books. It is actively seeking to limit Amazon’s ability to advertise these prices,” the complaint says....
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