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Corporate Espionage

Long Grove, IL |

I want to call an online seller and get their lowest price in writing and then put that price on the net for others who are looking for that seller's lowest price. Would I be committing corporate espionage?

Attorney Answers 2


  1. It's called market research for you and advertising for the seller.

    The above is general legal and business analysis. It is not "legal advice" but analysis, and different lawyers may analyse this matter differently, especially if there are additional facts not reflected in the question. I am not your attorney until retained by a written retainer agreement signed by both of us. I am only licensed in California. See also avvo.com terms and conditions item 9, incorporated as if it was reprinted here.


  2. That is no different than Pricegrabber.com and other similar websites. Why do you wish to do this?