Copyright law: the first sale doctrine and exhaustion of rights (3)

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Copyright law does not restrict a person from re-selling copies of copyrighted works which were obtained legitimately, i.e. such copies were originally produced by, or with the permission of, the copyright owner. It is generally considered legal, therefore, to re-sell a copyrighted work. In the United States, this is known as the first-sale doctrine. This […]

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