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A purchaser of foreign-made textbooks could not be held liable for copyright infringement for reselling the books in the U.S. without the publisher’s permission. See “Reseller of foreign-made works isn’t liable for infringement” U.S. Supreme Court. Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley ...

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Can a foreign-made work ever be resold within the United States without the copyright owner’s permission? U.S. Supreme Court. Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc, No. 11-697. Certiorari granted April 16, 2012. Ruling below: 654 F.3d 210 (2d Cir. ...

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Congress has the authority under the Copyright Clause to remove works from the public domain and provide them with copyright protection. U.S. Supreme Court. Golan v. Holder, No. 10-545. Jan. 18, 2012. Lawyers USA No. 993-3495.

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Out-of-state websites may be sued for infringement

Long-arm jurisdiction may extend to out-of-state websites that allegedly downloaded for free distribution books that were protected by a state resident’s copyrights, New York’s highest court has ruled in answering a certified question from the 2nd Circuit.

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Does a foreign law, which denies plaintiffs the right to use copyrighted works that were once in the public domain, violate the First Amendment? Golan v. Holder, No. 10-545. Certiorari granted March 7, 2011. Ruling below: 609 F.3d 1076 (10th ...

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A ruling denying a retailer’s right to buy copyright-protected items overseas at a discount is affirmed. Costco Wholesale v. Omega, No. 08-1423. Dec. 13, 2010. Lawyers USA No. 993-2506.

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