Kirtsaeng DBA BlueChristine v. John Wiley & Sons

Supreme Court Decision in Kirtsaeng v. Wiley (Copy)

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The United States Supreme Court's long awaited decision on owners' rights in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons. In its opinion, the high court upheld the first sale doctrine. In the words of media site Boing Boing: "Supreme Court to Wiley publishers: your insane theory of copyright is wrong."

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Topics:  Copyright, First Sale Doctrine, Foreign-Made Goods, Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, SCOTUS, Secondary Markets

Published In: Intellectual Property Updates

Reference Info:Decision | Federal, U.S. Supreme Court | United States

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