A Brief Inquiry Into the Principles, Effect, and Present State of the American Patent System: Together with the Laws of the United States Relating to Patents, Trade-marks and Copyrights (Google eBook)

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Sherman & Company, printers, 1872 - Copyright - 112 pages
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Page 58 - ... not known or used by others in this country before his invention or discovery thereof, and not patented or described in any printed publication in this or any foreign country before his invention or discovery thereof...
Page 71 - ... upon a decree being rendered in any such case for an infringement the complainant shall be entitled to recover, in addition to the profits to be accounted for by the defendant, the damages the complainant has sustained thereby ; and the court shall assess the same or cause the same to be assessed under its direction.
Page 100 - States or resident therein, who 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 103 - That no person shall maintain an action for the infringement of his copj'right unless he shall give notice thereof by inserting in the several copies of every edition published, on the title-page or the page immediately following, if it be a book...
Page 104 - ... one dollar for every sheet of the same found in his possession, either printing, printed, copied, published, imported, or exposed for sale...
Page 100 - ... the sole liberty of printing, reprinting, publishing, completing, copying, executing, finishing, and vending the same ; and in the case of a dramatic composition, of publicly performing or representing it or causing it to be performed or represented by others...
Page 83 - It shall be the duty of all patentees, and their assigns and legal representatives, and of all persons making or vending any patented article for or under them, to give sufficient notice to the public that the same is patented; either by fixing thereon the word
Page 82 - 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 80 - That before any inventor or discoverer shall receive a patent for his invention or discovery, he shall make application therefor, in writing, to the Commissioner,' and shall file in the Patent Office a written description of the same, and of the manner and process of making, constructing, compounding, and using it...
Page 79 - That any person who has invented or discovered any new and useful art, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter...

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