Bizarre California Copyright Law Upheld – from 1977?!

Federal Law normally “preempts” State Law, so how did Chuck Close win Resale Royalties in California from all the way back in 1977?
We discuss how Federal Preemption works, remind everyone about copyright first-sale, cover a bit of Dormant Commerce Clause, and wonder how this would apply to a digital work of art.

Opinion: Chuck Close First Sale 16-56234

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