A Treatise on the Law of Copyright and Literary Property (Google eBook)

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American Law Book Company, 1917 - Copyright - 333 pages
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Page 1048 - The existence of the reciprocal conditions aforesaid shall be determined by the President of the United States, by proclamation made from time to time, as the purposes of this Act may require...
Page 1049 - 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, or copyright...
Page 1180 - And as a condition of extending the copyright control to such mechanical reproductions, that whenever the owner of a musical copyright has used or permitted or knowingly acquiesced in the use of the copyrighted work upon the parts of instruments serving to reproduce mechanically the musical work...
Page 1073 - ... 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...
Page 1037 - That in the construction of this act, the words " Engraving," " 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. And the Commissioner of Patents is...
Page 1108 - ... either for the purposes of trade or to such an extent as to affect prejudicially the owner of the copyright...
Page 1012 - It would be a dangerous undertaking for persons trained only to the law to constitute themselves final judges of the worth of pictorial illustrations, outside of the narrowest and most obvious limits. At the one extreme some works of genius would be sure to miss appreciation. Their very novelty would make them repulsive until the public had learned the new language in which their author spoke.
Page 1015 - States; which requirements shall extend also to the illustrations within a book consisting of printed text and illustrations produced by lithographic process, or photo-engraving process, and also to separate lithographs or photo-engravings, except where in either case the subjects represented are located in a foreign country and illustrate a scientific work or reproduce a work of art...
Page 1015 - ... if the work be a book or periodical, shall have been produced in accordance with the manufacturing provisions specified in Section fifteen of this Act; or if such work be a contribution to a periodical, for which contribution special registration is requested, one copy of the issue or issues containing such contribution; or if the work is...
Page 1213 - Third. When imported, for use and not for sale, not more than one copy of any such book in any one invoice, in good faith by or for any society or institution incorporated for educational, literary, philosophical, scientific or religious purposes, or for the encouragement of the fine arts, or for any college, academy, school, or seminary of learning, or for any State, school, college, university, or free public library in the United States.

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