Repeal of Price-fixing Clause in Copyright Act for Mechanical Reproduction. Hearings... on H.R. 9639.... March 4, 5, and April 2, 1930

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Page 1 - Act, so far as they secure copyright controlling the parts of instruments serving to reproduce mechanically the musical work, shall include only compositions published and copyrighted after this Act goes into effect, and shall not include the works of a foreign author or composer unless the foreign state or nation of which such author or composer is a citizen or subject grants, either by treaty, convention, agreement, or law, to citizens of the United States similar rights...
Page 1 - ... to make any arrangement or setting of it or of the melody of it in any system of notation or any form of record in which the thought of an author may be recorded and from which it may be read or reproduced...
Page 1 - 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 1 - To perform the copyrighted work publicly for profit if it be a musical composition; and for the purpose of public performance for profit, and for the purposes...
Page 2 - House, who desire to be heard at this time. The committee will be glad to hear Mr.
Page 68 - ... modern laboratory equipment for testing systematically and quantitatively the senses and the learning process of a blind person who has been made to see. The young woman here reported was blind from birth by reason of complete cataracts in both eyes. She was operated on when she was 22 years of age. In order that there may be no misunderstanding, it should be stated that persons having complete cataracts can distinguish light and darkness. In the opinion of Dr. Ware, who reported two cases to...

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