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Costco Wholesale Corp. v. Omega, S.A., No. 08-1423

Copyright Infringement Judgment Affirmed by Equally Divided Court

In Costco Wholesale Corp. v. Omega, S.A., No. 08-1423,  a 4-4 split decision, the Supreme Court affirmed a judgment finding that Costco violated US copyright law by selling a particular line of watches without the watchmaker's permission. Justice Kagan took no part in the ruling.