The Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 (“BPCIA”) was enacted on March 23, 2010, as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Pub. L. No. 111-148, and amended the Public Health Service Act to create an abbreviated licensure pathway for biological products shown to be biosimilar...
IP: Supreme Court holds that the “first sale” doctrine applies to copies of a copyrighted work lawfully made abroad
On March 19, in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., the Supreme Court, reversing the 2nd Circuit, resolving conflicting decisions from the federal appellate courts, and rejecting the solicitor general’s arguments, held that the “first sale” doctrine applies to lawful copies of a copyrighted work first sold abroad.