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Old 10-14-2012, 05:34 AM   #112
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Originally Posted by Jozawun View Post
The First Sale Doctrine is not part of the Berne Convention.
It is US domestic law.
It was established by a US Court decision interpreting a section of the US Copyright Act, and is now codified in another section of the US Copyright Act.
Yes, that's exactly what I thought, because to the best of my knowledge there is no "first sale" right in European countries, and we are signatories to the Berne Convention. That's why I asked taustin if he'd be kind enough to point out where in the Berne Convention this right is granted because, like you, I don't believe that it is.
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