Diamond Points; A Compendium of Facts, Forms, Methods and Laws, for the Safe Conduct of Business

Diamond Points; A Compendium of Facts, Forms, Methods and Laws, for the Safe Conduct of Business

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...publishers of that country the United States will extend the same privilege on equal terms with American authors and publishers, only the mechanical work must be done in this country. Copyright may be transferred by writing cr parol in the same manner as other personal property. In the latter case, in order to be binding in law, it must be recorded in the office from whence the copyright issues. HOW TO SECURE A TRADE-MARK. JT HAS been an immemorial custom for farmers in this country to brand a tar-mark on their sheep or slit the ear in some form. The branding of cattle and horses is mostly confined to the plains of the far west and Texas. In those latter regions trade-mark laws are very important, and such men are careful to register at the county seat or elsewhere a fac-simile of their brand-marks. But trade-mark, as the term is commonly used, is peculiar to manufacturers, and congress has provided as carefully for the protection of trademarks as for the securing of patents on inventions and copyrights on books and the like. These marks are patentable, only the fee is much higher than for a book or an invention. For the sum of twenty-five dollars paid into the treasury of the United States any person, firm or corporation can secure the exclusive right to the use of any legitimate trade-mark. The certificate for the same will be issued by the patent-office. The application must be accompanied by a fac-simile of the device. The certificate holds good thirty years, and may be renewed for a like term of years. The certificate prescribed by the preceding section must, in order to create any right whatever in favor of the party filing it, be accompanied by a written declaration verified by the person, or by some member of the firm or officer...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236838408
  • 9781236838407