Petitions of the day
The petitions of the day are:
Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (Granted )
Issue(s): How do Section 602(a)(1) of the Copyright Act, which prohibits the importation of a work without the authority of the copyright’s owner, and Section 109(a) of the Copyright Act, which allows the owner of a copy “lawfully made under this title” to sell or otherwise dispose of the copy without the copyright owner’s permission, apply to a copy that was made and legally acquired abroad and then imported into the United States?
Certiorari stage documents:
- Opinion below (2d Cir.)
- Petition for certiorari
- Brief in opposition
- Amicus brief of eBay et al.
- Amicus brief of Retail Industry Leaders Association et al.
- Amicus brief of Public Knowledge et al.
- Amicus brief of American Intellectual Property Law Association in support of neither party
- Reply of petitioner
Recommended Citation: Kiera Flynn, Petitions of the day, SCOTUSblog (Dec. 19, 2011, 11:21 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/12/petitions-of-the-day/