The petition of the day is:

Vernor v. Autodesk, Inc.

Docket: 10-1421
Issue(s): Whether the owner of a copyright in a work, by granting a limited license, can withhold ownership of particular copies of that work and thus deprive the public of (1) the right to “sell or otherwise dispose” of those copies under § 109(a) of the Copyright Act and (2) as to computer programs, the right to make additional copies that are essential steps in the program's use under § 117(a) of the Copyright Act.

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Vernor v. Autodesk, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Marissa Miller, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jul. 1, 2011, 8:22 AM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/07/petition-of-the-day-134/