• The right to repair

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    ISSUE 19.26 • 2022-06-27
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    Max Oppenheimer

    By Max Stul Oppenheimer, Esq.

    Purchasing a product gives you broad rights to do with it as you please.

    Those rights are not unlimited. For example, you can’t drive your new Ferrari through town at 120 mph; you can’t use your new hammer to smash anyone’s thumb but your own.

    Those rights are also limited by two legal constraints: you cannot infringe on someone else’s intellectual property rights, and you cannot use the product in a way you promised not to by entering into a contract to that effect.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (19.26.0, 2022-06-27).
    This story also appears in our public Newsletter.