Bazaarvoice Slams DOJ's Proposed Remedies For Merger

Law360, New York (March 5, 2014, 8:24 PM EST) -- Ordered to divest a rival's assets that it acquired through a deal antitrust regulators have branded illegal, online ratings platform maker Bazaarvoice Inc. on Tuesday blasted the government's proposal for making the soon-to-be-divested company a viable competitor, saying it was punitive and went too far.

In California federal court, Bazaarvoice opposed the U.S. Department of Justice's proposed requirement that it give away a license for its proprietary ratings-and-review system to PowerReviews Inc.'s buyer if the company struggled to attract customers, calling that a “particularly onerous" concession...
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United States Of America v. Bazaarvoice, Inc.


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3:13-cv-00133

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

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William H. Orrick

Date Filed

January 10, 2013

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