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Ninth Circuit Speaks Up on the First Sale Doctrine

On January 14, 2011 By Lacey Logsdon

The Ninth Circuit recently issued the last of three decisions concerning the “first sale doctrine” – a limitation on copyright established by the Supreme Court over one hundred years ago.

The first sale doctrine allows the purchaser of a lawfully-made copy of copyrighted material to transfer his/her copy without seeking permission from the copyright [...]

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