Pearson Education, Inc. v. Textbook Discounters

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This is an answer to a recent case filed against importers of "foreign" versions of textbooks, against the publishers of those textbooks. The main issue involves the applicability of the First Sale Doctrine to such situations, which the Supreme Court has agreed to review with respect to the Costco-Swatch copyright case. There are other potential issues too, though, as this answer--and particularly the affirmative defenses--suggests.

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Reference Info:Pleadings | Federal, 2nd Circuit, New York | United States


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