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United States Second Circuit

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. v. Kirtsaeng, 09-4896

In a copyright infringement dispute involving the sale of foreign edition textbooks on eBay and the scope of the first sale doctrine, 17 U.S.C. section 109(a), judgment of the district court awarding statutory damages to plaintiff is affirmed because: 1) doctrine does not apply to works manufactured outside of the United States; and 2) the court did not err in its evidentiary rulings.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/15/2011
  • Published 08/15/2011




  • United States Second Circuit


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