THE LAW OF LITERATURE

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Contents

Authors right to perpetuate and conserve his own works
94
Copyright may exist in artistic as well as literary works
108
The Rights of Readers
114
CHAPTER II
134
The third
141
Alien friend rights of 9 197
145
Statutes of other countries in chronological order
147
In Saxony
154
In Prussia
160
In Greece
161
terms
163
291
166
Statutes of copyright do not affect an authors right to
174
Tax upon authors in favor of libraries
181
A court of equity cannot compel one to write plays under
185
All copyright records transferred to Washington
187
Another method
204
Rules laid down in Keene v Wheatley discussed
211
Official reports c
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Nor in abstract titles or subjects
219
Application for extension of copyright
228
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Notice of copyright to be inserted in the copyrighted
234
Distinction between actions for the piracy and actions
240
Miltons Areopagitica a state paper of the republic
257
in the United States copyright law construed
265
CHAPTER III
267
Attempts to suppress the drama
274
Dramatic literature an early prey to imitators and plagia
283
So a pianoforte score
290
Commonlaw rights of alien dramatic authors in
297
license
299
Law of originality sometimes qualified in the case of dra
303
A copyright will not protect any mechanical adjuncts
311
Delicate questions as to what may constitute piracy of
321
Dramatic piracyearly instance of an appeal to the
328
Piracy by memorization
339
Piracy by amateur theatricals
389
Title apart from the thing entitled will not be protected
394
Case of Harte v De Witt considered
401
Law of newspaper libel
409
A difference to be observable between public interest and PAGR
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Page 588 - ... if whatever a man's real intention may be he so conducts himself that a reasonable man would take the representation to be true, and believe that it was meant that he should act upon it, and did act upon it as true, the party making the representation would be equally precluded from contesting its truth...
Page 726 - That in the construction of this act, the words "engraving," 20 "cut" and "print" shall be applied only to pictorial illustrations or works connected with the fine arts, and no prints or labels designed to be used for any other articles of manufacture shall be entered under the copyright law, but may be registered in the Patent Office.
Page 592 - ... the sole right and liberty of printing, reprinting, publishing, and vending such book or books, map, chart, musical composition, print, cut, or engraving, in whole or in part, for the term of twenty-eight years from the time of recording the title thereof, in the manner hereinafter directed.
Page 313 - The office of a trademark is to point out distinctively the origin or ownership of the article to which it is affixed or, in other words, to give notice who was the producer.
Page 192 - ... any new and original design for a manufacture, bust, statue, alto-relievo, or bas-relief ; any new and original design for the printing of woolen, silk, cotton, or other fabrics ; any new and original impression, ornament, pattern, print, or picture to be printed, painted, cast or otherwise placed on or worked into any article of manufacture...
Page 93 - Every person who shall print or publish any manuscript whatever, without the consent of the author or proprietor first obtained, if such author or proprietor is a citizen of the United States, or resident therein, shall be liable to the author or proprietor for all damages occasioned by such injury.
Page 725 - ... 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...
Page 732 - An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by vesting the Copies of printed Books in the Authors or Purchasers of such Copies during the Times therein mentioned...
Page 190 - States or resident therein, who 5 shall be the author, inventor, designer, or proprietor of any book, map, chart, dramatic or musical composition, engraving, cut, print, or photograph or negative thereof, or of a painting, drawing, chromo, statue, statuary, and of models or designs intended to be perfected as works of the fine arts...
Page 722 - ... assigns of any such person shall, upon complying with the provisions of this chapter, have the sole liberty of printIng, reprinting, publishing, completing, copying, executing, finishing, and vending the same; and.

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