Archive for January, 2011

Ninth Circuit Gets Used CDs Right

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

In a case we had been watching for some time (UMG v. Augusto), the Ninth Circuit finally upheld the district court’s holding that self-serving restrictions placed on so-called “promotional” CDs could not limit the right of the owner of the CD to sell it without permission.
This was refreshing news, given that the Ninth Circuit seems […]