Docket No. 97-7430.

158 F.3d 693 (1998)

MATTHEW BENDER & COMPANY, INC., Plaintiff-Appellee, Hyperlaw, Inc., Intervenor-Plaintiff-Appellee, v. WEST PUBLISHING CO.; West Publishing Corporation, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided November 3, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Morgan Chu, Los Angeles, CA (David Nimmer, Elliot Brown, Perry Goldberg, Irell & Manella LLP, on the brief), for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Paul J. Ruskin, Douglaston, NY (Carl J. Hartmann, New York, NY, Lorence L. Kessler, Washington, DC, on the brief), for Intervenor-Plaintiff-Appellee.

Arthur R. Miller, Cambridge, MA (James F. Rittinger, Joshua M. Rubins, Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke LLP, New York, NY, on the brief), for Defendants-Appellants.

David Seidman, Attorney, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC (Joel I. Klein, Assistant Attorney General, Lawrence R. Fullerton, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Robert B. Nicholson, Attorney, United States Department of Justice, on the brief), for Amicus Curiae United States of America.

Before: CARDAMONE and JACOBS, Circuit Judges, and SWEET, District Judge.

Judge SWEET dissents in a separate opinion.

JACOBS, Circuit Judge:

Defendants-appellants West Publishing Co. and West Publishing Corp. (collectively "West") create and publish printed compilations of federal and state judicial opinions. Plaintiff-appellee Matthew Bender & Company, Inc. and intervenor-plaintiff-appellee HyperLaw, Inc. (collectively "plaintiffs") manufacture and market compilations of judicial opinions stored on compact disc-read only memory...

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