IP groups urge Supreme Court to curb first sale doctrine
Groups including the American Bar Association, IPO and AIPLA are urging the Supreme Court not to extend the so-called first sale doctrine to US copyrighted goods manufactured abroad
In April, the Court granted certiorari in Omega SA v Costco against the recommendation of the US Justice Department. The case involves a suit by Swiss luxury watch manufacturer Omega against US discount retailer Costco.
Omega argues that Costco violated...
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