A Handy-book of the Law of Copyright: Comprising Literary, Dramatic and Musical Copyright, and Copyright in Engravings, Sculpture and Works of Art : with an Appendix, Containing the Statutes, Convention with France, and Forms Under 25 & 26 Vict. C. 68

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Page 101 - And be it enacted, that every copy of any book which under the provisions of this Act ought to be delivered as aforesaid shall be delivered at the British Museum between the hours of ten in the forenoon and four in the afternoon on...
Page 118 - An Act for more effectually securing the Property of Prints to Inventors and Engravers, by enabling them to sue for and recover Penalties in certain Cases;" and an Act passed in the Session of Parliament held in the sixth and seventh years of the reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled
Page 94 - ... be deemed and taken to be the proprietor thereof; and that the author of any such production, printed and published within ten years before the passing of this act by the author thereof or his assignee...
Page 137 - Act, and his assigns, shall have the sole and exclusive right of copying, engraving, reproducing, and multiplying such painting or drawing, and the design thereof, or such photograph, and the negative thereof, by any means and of any size, for the term of the natural life of such author, and seven years after his death...
Page 117 - Be it therefore enacted, That the Provisions of the said Act of His late Majesty, and of this Act, shall apply to Musical Compositions and that the sole Liberty of representing or performing, or causing or permitting to be represented or performed, any Dramatic Piece or Musical Composition, shall endure and be the Property of the Author thereof, and his Assigns, for the Term in this Act provided for the Duration of Copyright in Books...
Page 130 - An Act to enable Her Majesty to carry into effect a Convention with France on the subject of copyright to extend and explain the International Copyright Acts, and to explain the Acts relating to copyright in engravings...
Page 104 - ... it shall be lawful for every such registered proprietor to assign his interest, or any portion of his interest therein, by making entry in the said book of registry of such assignment, and of the name and place of abode of the...
Page 110 - In all actions arising under the laws respecting copyrights, the defendant may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence.
Page 84 - An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act made in the Eighth Year of the reign of King George the Second, for Encouragement of the Arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other Prints ; and for vesting in and securing to Jane Hogarth, Widow, the Property in certain Prints...
Page 105 - And be it enacted, that if any person shall, in any part of the British Dominions, after the passing of this Act, print or cause to be printed, either for sale or exportation, any book in which there shall be subsisting copyright, without the consent in writing of the proprietor thereof, or shall import for sale or hire any...

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