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Is First Sale Rule Limited to Domestically-Made Copies?

In the upcoming Kirtsaeng case, the Supreme Court is expected to provide the long-awaited answer to the question whether copyright law's first sale rule applies only to domestically-manufactured copies. Mary LaFrance gives us a preview of the upcoming case and its implications. Excerpt: Background...

Sony’s Woody Allen Film the Target of William Faulkner Copyright Case

Last month, Faulkner Literary Rights filed a copyright case against Sony Pictures Classics, accusing Sony of infringing a quote from William Faulkner's book, Requiem for a Nun . The original quote, "The past is never dead. It's not even past," was allegedly used in Woody Allen's...