Revisit: When Your Stuff Isn’t Your Stuff

Revisit: When Your Stuff Isn’t Your Stuff

Back in October of 2012, I posted an article that’s gotten a surprising amount of traffic over the past few months entitled When Your Stuff Isn’t Your Stuff, and in it I discussed the threat to First Sale Doctrine that the Wiley v. Kirtsaeng case was presenting for us all. Well, it’s been four and a half months now, and we’ve finally had a decision handed down from the Supreme Court on March 19th: a 6 – 3 decision in favor of Supap Kirtsaeng. First Sale is safe again for the time being and the “parade of horribles” has been marched back into the wardrobe, although tentatively.

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