LexisNexis tying, a matter of attempting to preserve the company’s revenue stream in a saturated market

Michael Feit looks at the AALL-LexisNexis controversy about the company’s strategy of tying print and ancillary products to a Lexis Advance license, noting that Lexis Advance is a mature product at a competitive disadvantage with Westlaw in a saturated market. From this vantage point Feit calls the company’s tying sales strategy an attempt to preserve a revenue stream that may decline in the coming years. — Joe

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