A Treatise Upon the Law of Copyright in the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the Crown, and in the United States of America

A Treatise Upon the Law of Copyright in the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the Crown, and in the United States of America

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"[...]is the reduction of registration at Stationers' Hall to a mere useless and troublesome technicality. Instead of being as formerly a condition precedent to protection, and therefore a useful index from which one could ascertain whether a book was copyright or not, it is now made merely a condition precedent to action, and registration can be effected the same day as that on which a writ is issued. Engravings. Meanwhile the engravers as well as the authors had been working for the proper protection of their art. In 1734 they first obtained a statute which, together with the amending statutes passed in 1766, 1776, and 1836 respectively, still contains the law of copyright in engravings, prints, etchings, and similar productions. Sculpture. In 1798 the sculptors obtained an Act. This was repealed by another[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 452 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 23mm | 599g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507543581
  • 9781507543580