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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"

Springing back to life: the Supreme Court in Golan v. Holder upholds statute that applies copyright to foreign works once in the public domain
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld in Golan v. Holder the constitutionality of a U.S. statute that “restored” U.S. copyright protection to millions of foreign-authored works that, for much of the twentieth century, had none at all.

Jordan M. Frantz
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP