April 29, 2013
by Ben Klaber
JURIST Guest Columnist John Rothchild of Wayne State University Law School says the Supreme Court's decision in Kirtsaeng could impact the scope of the patent exhaustion doctrine as well as seller-imposed limitations on ownership of purchased copyrighted items....The Supreme Court's recent ...[read more]
March 20, 2013
by Julia Zebley
The US Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Tuesday in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. that the "first sale" doctrine applies to imported works. When Supap Kirtsaeng came to study at Cornell University, he realized that the same textbooks his peers used were sold at drastically lower prices in his ...[read more]
April 16, 2012
by Andrea Bottorff
The US Supreme Court granted certiorari Monday in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. to determine whether, under the Copyright Act, a copyrighted work obtained legally outside the US may be sold in the US without the copyright owner's permission. Defendant and Thai national Supap Kirtsaeng ...[read more]

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