Lawful Resale of Goods – Tricky When They Are Digital

A few recent court cases have moved toward clarifying whether you can resell copyrighted goods.  In one instance, Costco was sued by a Swiss watch company for buying Swatches overseas and reselling them in the U.S.  An importer can often scoop up goods such as Swatches at prices far below those charged in the US […]

On Digital Good: Resale and Taxes

Apple recently filed a patent on creating a digital marketplace where users could resell their previously purchased digital items (ringtones, music, movies, etc.) to other users, presumably at a discount price. As reported by PaidContent, this patent is similar to one filed by Amazon last month. Apple’s filing goes into great detail in how their […]