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! Instead of a bound edition of this casebook, did you know that a looseleaf version (ISBN: 9781543813630) is available at a fraction of the price of the hardcover? The authors insisted upon it!