Cooperative Computing, Inc.

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In the Matter of Cooperative Computing, Inc.
FTC Matter/File Number:

9710013

Docket Number:

C-3757

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

Consent order will preserve competition in electronic parts catalogs for the auto parts aftermarket. The final order permits the acquisition of Triad Systems Corporation but requires the divestiture within 60 days of the PartFinderB electronic catalog database, and the J-CON application program interface, and support software and documentation, through an exclusive, royalty-free and perpetual license with the right to sublicense, to MacDonald Computer Systems or another Commission- approved buyer.