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U.S. v. Borland International, Inc., and Ashton-Tate Corporation

Final Judgment (March 13, 1992)

Competitive Impact Statement (October 22, 1991)

Complaint (October 17, 1991)

Case Open Date: 
Thursday, October 17, 1991
Case Name: 
United States v. Borland International, Inc., and Ashton-Tate Corporation
Case Type: 
Civil Merger
Case Violation: 
Horizontal Merger
Market: 
BORLAND ACQUISITION OF ASHTON-TATE -- SECTION 7 VIOLATION IN THE SALE OF RELATIONAL DATA BASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SOFTWARE FOR PERSONAL COMPUTERS IN THE U.S. DECREE PROHIBITS BORLAND FROM SUING COMPETITORS FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT OF ASHTON-TATE'S DBASE
Industry Code: 
Computer Programming and Software
Software Publishers
Component: 
Antitrust Division
Updated December 31, 2015