The US Supreme Court applies first sale doctrine to copies of copyrighted work lawfully made abroad

U.S. Supreme Court applies first sale doctrine to copies of copyrighted work lawfully made abroad and imported into the U.S.* On 19 March 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley, holding that the first sale doctrine in U.S. copyright law extended to copies of a copyrighted work lawfully made abroad. In this case, Kirtsaeng, a

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Béatrice Martinet, The US Supreme Court applies first sale doctrine to copies of copyrighted work lawfully made abroad, 19 March 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin March 2013, Art. N° 58455

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