Consumer Groups Urge the Supreme Court to Reconsider the Vernor Case

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A number of consumer groups – including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Consumer Federation of America, the American Library Association, Association of Research Libraries, Association of College and Research Libraries, U.S. Public Interest Research Group, and Public Knowledge – recently filed a “friend of the court” brief asking the Supreme Court to reconsider the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Autodesk v. Vernor. Those groups are asking the Court to determine what they consider to be an important question: What is the impact of technology licensing on the First-Sale Doctrine?

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