Lawsuit Threat Helps Textbook Price-Comparison Tool Go Viral

"Were Follett to take legal action, it would have a high bar to clear says Andrew Bridges, a partner at Fenwick and West who specializes in copyright law. “The object of intellectual property rights is emphatically not to restrict competition,” he says.

“What’s clear is that what this is really about is that one side is enabling comparisons in order to promote competition,” Bridges said. “And somebody really doesn’t like that competition.”"