Costco v Omega arguments frustrate Supreme Court
The oral arguments in Costco v Omega last week seemed to create more confusion over the proper application of the first sale doctrine to copyrighted goods than had previously existed
The so-called first sale doctrine is codified in section 109 of the US Copyright Act. It says that "the owner of a particular copy or phonorecord lawfully made under this title, or any person authorized by such owner, is entitled,...
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