Supreme Court OKs Discounted Resale Of 'Gray Market' Goods

The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that U.S. companies that make and sell products abroad cannot prevent those items from being resold in the U.S.

For example if a textbook that is sold for $100 in the U.S. is sold in Brazil for $20 this ruling makes it legal for someone that purchases the $20 book to bring it to the U.S. to sell.

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