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The Supreme Court holds that the first-sale doctrine applies to copyrighted work lawfully manufactured abroad and subsequently sold in the United States

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2013

On March 19, 2013, in a case closely followed by buyers and sellers alike, the Supreme Court reversed the Second Circuit’s decision that the

Quirk v. Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.,

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2013

District court grants motions for summary judgment dismissing copyright and implied contract claims alleging that defendants copied plaintiff’s novel

U.S. Supreme Court applies “first sale” copyright doctrine to allow import and sale of gray goods

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2013

On March 19, the United States Supreme Court in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013 WL 1104736, held that the "first sale" doctrine, as

Video wars II: the nuclear option

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2013

In our January 18 blog, we reported on the continued court battle between two major industries concerning the rights of the on-line community to

Responding to museums’ concerns, Supreme Court applies first sale doctrine regardless of geography in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2013

In a result strongly advocated by United States museums, the Supreme Court in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has extended the "first sale"

Supreme Court endorses international copyright arbitrage

  • Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2013

In a much-anticipated decision, Kirtsaeng v John Wiley & Sons, Inc, the Supreme Court held that the copyright law's "first sale" doctrine trumps

Google podrá digitalizar sin autorización

  • Abril Abogados
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 28 2013

Tras varios anos de espera, finalmente Google ha ganado la batalla frente a los autores por la digitalizacion sin autorizacion de

Isohunt

  • Abril Abogados
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • November 28 2013

Tras mas de diez anos facilitando la busqueda de archivos BitTorrent, y siete anos de batalla legal, la pagina

Implied licenses in software licensing

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2010

In Numbers Licensing LLC v. bVisual USA Inc. 91 U.S.P.Q.2d 1946 (E.D. Wash. July 15, 2009), the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington addressed the implied license defense in the software licensing context

Video wars: Broadcast Television v. Internet Start-ups

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2013

For almost a year now, representatives of two major industries have been in a judicial face-off concerning the rights of the on-line community to