Clark D. Asay, 𝘒𝘪𝘳𝘵𝘴𝘢𝘦𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘍𝘪𝘳𝘴𝘵-𝘚𝘢𝘭𝘦 𝘋𝘰𝘤𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘦’𝘴 𝘋𝘪𝘨𝘪𝘵𝘢𝘭 𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘣𝘭𝘦𝘮, 66 Sᴛᴀɴ. L. Rᴇᴠ. Oɴʟɪɴᴇ 17 (2013).
copyright, Kirtsaeng, first-sale doctrine, first-sale rights, digital copyright
Many have lauded the United States Supreme Court's recent decision in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. as a significant victory for the first-sale doctrine under copyright law. However, in the digital context, the Kirtsaeng holding and the first-sale doctrine in general face extinction. This Essay argues for the first-sale doctrine's survival in the digital context.
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