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Principle of exhaustion
Where the Author has sold a copy of a Work or has consented to sale, such copy may be further sold or otherwise distributed. Copies of Audiovisual works may not be sold on or rented for as long as this is to the detriment of the Author in the exercise of his performing rights.
Source: Art. 12 para. 1 FCL
Swiss Authors' Rights
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Principle of exhaustion
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Where the Author has sold a copy of a Work or has consented to sale, such copy may be further sold or otherwise distributed. Copies of Audiovisual works may not be sold on or rented for as long as this is to the detriment of the Author in the exercise of his performing rights.
Source: Art. 12 para. 1 FCL