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First-Sale Doctrine Lost Overseas

December 15th, 2010 12:48 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Max Hyre writes “In a 4-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme court let stand the Ninth Circuit’s decision that the First-Sale Doctrine (which says once you buy something, the maker gets no say in what you do with it) only applies to goods made in the US. That Omega watch you bought in Switzerland last year? It’s yours now—forever. You can’t sell it without Omega’s permission.”

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