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OCLC files suit against Clarivate and its subsidiaries, Clarivate Analytics, Ex Libris, and ProQuest

Press Release: OCLC [June 15, 2022]


On June 13, 2022, OCLC filed suit against Clarivate PLC and its subsidiaries, Clarivate Analytics (US) LLP, Ex Libris, and ProQuest in the United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio. Claims in the suit include tortious interference with contracts and prospective business relationships and conspiracy to interfere with contracts and business relationships. We are seeking both temporary and permanent injunctions to stop Clarivate and its subsidiaries from wrongfully encouraging libraries to violate their agreements with OCLC by contributing collaboratively created records from WorldCat to Clarivate's MetaDoor service. We are also asking the court to stop Clarivate and its subsidiaries from misappropriating records from WorldCat to develop its MetaDoor service.

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Publication Year:2022
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:June 15, 2022
Company: OCLC
Subject: OCLC vs Clarivate
Record Number:27396
Last Update:2024-04-19 20:51:43
Date Created:2022-06-15 16:35:43