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.
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...