Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

568 U.S. 519 (2013)

Textbooks are a huge financial burden on students, especially in the United States.

Textbooks are expensive, especially in America! A clever student realized that he could make a profit buying textbooks abroad and then selling them within the United States.

Notably, there are efforts to reduce the astronomical costs of textbooks, even by intellectual property law professors!