... Arguments Before the Committees on Patents of the Senate and House of Representatives, Conjointly: On the Bills S.6330 and H.R.19853. To Amend and Consolidate the Acts Respecting Copyright. December 7, 8, 10, and 11, 1906
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1906 - Copyright - 449 pages
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Page 423 - States at the time of the first publication of his work : or (b) When the foreign state or nation of which such author or proprietor is a citizen or subject grants, either by treaty, convention, agreement, or law, to citizens of the United States, the benefit of copyright on substantially the same basis as to its own citizens...
Page 15 - An assignment, grant or conveyance shall be void as against any subsequent purchaser or mortgagee for a valuable consideration, without notice, unless it is recorded in the Patent Office within three months from the date thereof or prior to such subsequent purchase or mortgage.
Page 427 - ... in the case of a book, photograph, chromo, or lithograph, the two copies of the same required to be delivered or deposited as above shall be printed from type set within the limits of the United States, or from plates made therefrom, or from negatives or drawings on stone made within the limits of the United States, or from transfers made therefrom.
Page 414 - That the notice of copyright shall be applied, in the case of a book or other printed publication, upon its title-page or the page immediately following, or if a periodical either upon the title-page or upon the first page of text of each separate number or under the title heading...
Page 11 - ... shall pay all the costs and expenses of the proceedings to obtain such condemnation...
Page 9 - ... (b) To pay to the copyright proprietor such damages as the copyright proprietor may have suffered due to the infringement, as well as all the profits which the infringer shall have made from such infringement, and in proving profits the plaintiff shall be required to prove sales only and the defendant shall be required to prove every element of cost which he claims...
Page 8 - States, or by the printer who has printed the book, setting forth that the copies deposited have been printed from type set within the limits of the United States...
Page 219 - This provision is made in a constitution intended to endure for ages to come, and consequently to be adapted to the various crises of human affairs.
Page 18 - For every copy under seal of such record actually given to the person claiming the copyright, or his assigns, fifty cents.