2nd Circuit Vacates Copyright Holding In Light Of Supreme Court Ruling

NEW YORK - Acting on remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 23 reversed course, holding that the first sale doctrine is available to a copyright infringement defendant accused of reselling works domestically that were lawfully purchased abroad (John Wiley & Sons Inc. v. Supap Kirtsaeng, No. 09-4896, 2nd Cir.).

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