|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|08-1423||9th Cir.||Nov 8, 2010||Dec 13, 2010||4-4||Aff'd by a divided Court||OT 2010|
Holding: An equally divided Court affirmed the Ninth Circuit's holding that the first sale doctrine applies only to copyrighted items that are made and distributed in the United States. (Kagan, J. recused).
Plain English Holding: An equally divided Court affirmed the Ninth Circuit's holding that the "first sale' doctrine applies only to copyrighted items that are made and distributed in the United States. The Court's order establishes no precedent. (Kagan, J., recused)
Judgment: Affirmed by an equally divided Court on December 13, 2010. (Kagan, J., recused).
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