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Supreme Court Upholds First Sale Doctrine

Posted By Administration, Thursday, December 5, 2013

On March 19, 2013, the Supreme Court held that the doctrine of first sale, which allows for legally acquired copyrighted works to be resold by their owners, does apply to works made overseas.

Additional Resources:

Copyright Supreme Court Upholds First Sale In Landmark Kirtsaeng Ruling (March 19, 2013)

Supreme Court Ruling, KIRTSAENG, DBA BLUECHRISTINE99 v. JOHN WILEY & SONS, INC. (March 19, 2013)

"Could the Supreme Court outlaw your library’s right to lend?" (March 18, 2013)

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