Circuit recently applied the first sale doctrine in a case involving free and unsolicited
promotional compact discs (CDs). The court held that because of the
distribution method, title to the promotional CDs was transferred to the
recipients, and an infringement action could not be based upon...
In the third of a rapid-fire trio of opinions
distinguishing between sales and licenses, the Ninth Circuit in UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Augusto , 2011 U.S. App.
LEXIS 52 (9th Cir. Cal. Jan. 4, 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free...