A Treatise on the Law of Copyright in Books, Dramatic and Musical Compositions, Letters and Other Manuscripts, Engravings and Sculpture, as Enacted and Administered in England and America; with Some Notices of the History of Literary Property

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C. C. Little and J. Brown; London, 1847 - Copyright - 450 pages
 

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Page 61 - Action may plead the General Issue, and give the special Matter in Evidence...
Page 314 - The several courts vested with jurisdiction of cases arising under the patent laws shall have power to grant injunctions according to the course and principles of courts of equity...
Page 26 - of learning, by vesting the copies of printed books in the authors or purchasers of " such copies during the times therein mentioned...
Page 78 - Library of Congress, to wit: be it remembered that on the day of , AB, of , hath deposited in this office the title of a book [map, chart or otherwise, as the case may be...
Page 190 - College, the Bodleian Library at Oxford, the Public Library at Cambridge, the Library of the faculty of Advocates at Edinburgh, the Libraries of the four Universities of Scotland, Trinity College Library, and the King's Inns...
Page 49 - ... shall be construed to mean and include every tragedy, comedy, play, opera, faree or other scenic, musical or dramatic entertainment; that the word "copyright" shall be construed to mean the sole and exclusive liberty of printing or otherwise multiplying copies of any subject to which the said word is herein applied...
Page 180 - No person shall maintain an action for the infringement of his copyright unless he shall give notice thereof by inserting in the several copies of every edition published, on the title-page or the page immediately following, if it be a book ; or if a map, chart, musical composition, print, cut, engraving, photograph, painting, drawing, chromo, statue, statuary, or model or design intended to be perfected and completed as a work of the fine arts, by inscribing upon some portion...
Page 80 - ... or published, or exposed to sale, contrary to the true intent and meaning of this act ; the one moiety thereof to the proprietor or proprietors, and the other moiety to the use of the United States, to be recovered in any court having competent jurisdiction thereof.
Page 326 - And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That if any Action or Suit shall be commenced or brought against any Person or Persons...
Page 39 - An Act to amend the several Acts for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the Copies and Copyright of printed Books to the Authors of such Books, or their Assigns...

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