Can You Exhaust a Digital Video Game Copyright?

In Valve v. UFC-Que Choisir, the Paris Court of First Instance ruled that the principle of copyright exhaustion. also known as the first-sale doctrine, does apply to digital copies of video games. The decision, if upheld, would require platforms such as Steam to allow for the transfer of the individual license key representing ownership of a game and potentially open up a secondary market for “used” digital video games.

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