Copyright Law: First sale doctrine is not for foreign goods

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Copyright Law: First sale doctrine is not for foreign goods.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2010/12/Zk31b.jpg[/newsimage]In a 4-4 split decision, the United States Supreme Court has upheld a Ninth Circuit Court ruling that states a first-sale doctrine does not apply to goods purchased overseas.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/copyright-law-first-sale-doctrine-is-not-for-foreign-goods-37750/](http://www.myce.com/news/copyright-law-first-sale-doctrine-is-not-for-foreign-goods-37750/)


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lol… As a Canadian who constantly sees most everything cheaper in the United States. It’s kind of cool watching them get stung like that.

Most of our import goods are sold to the US cheaper than to Canada. Maybe some Canadian retailers should learn some lessons from this :slight_smile: