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The First-Sale Doctrine, Software and Future Implications

Posted by Cole Hardy on Monday, February 7th, 2011

With the year 2010 behind us, it seems that one of the more popular aspects of copyright law to arise in courts was 17 U.S.C. § 109: the first-sale doctrine. As mentioned in our previous post just a few weeks ago, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Costco Wholesale Corporation v. Omega, S.A. on the…

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