Monthly Archives: October 2016

GAMUT TRADING COMPANY v. US International Trade Commission and Kubota Tractor Corporation – Fed Cir 1999

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H.R.3715 – Personal Drug Importation Fairness Act of 2013 113th Congress (2013-2014)

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The BreakPoint: Senate Finance Committee Undergoing Welcome to Wyden’s World – January 2014 – breakawaypolicy.com

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Hepatitis Pill Spurs Debate on Prices Overseas – Article in SF Chronicle – April 2014

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Internal email re: COAC and Voluntary Disclosure may 7, 2014

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Parallel Imports in a Global Market: Should a Generalised International Exhaustion be the Next Step? By Enrico Bonadi 2011- republished by Sweet & Maxwell

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Fair Use in the U.S. Economy – 2011 – prepared for Computer & Communications Industry Association

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Department of Homeland Security IP Seizure Statistics Reveal Misplaced Priorities or Misrepresentation – Article by Jonathan Band published by infojustice.org – May 2014

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Intellectual Property Rights Seizures Statistics Fiscal Year 2013

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Solomon’s Knot and Gray Markets book review by Alex Tabarrok

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The Thrill of the Hunt by Lyle Davis- Resale and Thriftshops – published in 2009 by thecommunitypaper.com

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The Grey Market – Grey Market Sales of IT Products Could Exceed $40Billion Annually – KPMG Study in Cooperation with The Anti Grey Market Alliance

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Excerpts from DOJ Publication – Prosecuting Intellectual Property Crimes

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Wag the Dog: Using Incidental Intellectual Property Rights to Block Parallel Imports by Mary LaFrance -published in 2013 by Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review

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Internal Memo – 6/5/14 – AFTA Priorities

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Statement of Keith M. Kupferschmid General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property Software & Information Industry Association To the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet “First Sale Under Title 17” June 2, 2014

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Authors Guild, Inc. v. HathiTrust – 2nd Circuit – August 2013 term – Opinion on Appeal

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Customs Bulletin 6/11/14 – Lever Rule application notice re: Moroccan Oil

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Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Techs., Inc., 110 U.S.P.Q.2d 1681 (U.S. 2014)

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ARL Policy Notes Greg Cram of The New York Public Library Represents Library Perspective on the First Sale Doctrine at House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing – Article published by American Research Libraries

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