Read online or download a free book: Copyright, Its History And Its Law: Being A Summary Of The Principles And Practice Of Copyright With Special Reference To The American Code Of 1909 And The British Act Of 1911
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By: Richard Rogers Bowker (Author)
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 Excerpt: ...in the interest of British publishers than either of British or American authors,' on the ground that British publishers would secure American with British copyright, and give no opportunity to American houses to issue works of English authors. The next year the following resolution, offered by Cox bill and S. S. Cox, was passed by the House, December 18, resolution, 1871: l871 'Resolved, That the Committee on the Library be directed to consider the question of an international copyright, and to report to this House what, in their judgment, would be the wisest plan, by treaty or law, to secure the property of authors in their works, without injury to other rights and interests: and if in their opinion Congressional legislation is the best, that they report a bill for that purpose.' Mr. Cox had himself presented in the Forty-second Congress, December 6, 1871, a bill for international copyright on a basis of reciprocity, providing foreign works should be wholly manufactured in the United States and published by American citizens, and be registered, deposited and arrangements for such publication made within three months of first publication in the foreign country. This bill was supported in Committee of the Whole by speeches from Archer Stevenson, Jr., of Maryland, and J. B. Storm, of Pennsylvania, but opposed by William D. Kelley, of Pennsylvania. The Apple-Mr. Cox's resolution was acted upon in 1872 by the ton proposal, new Library Committee, which invited the cooperation of authors, publishers, and others interested in framing a bill. At meetings of New York publishers, January 23 and February 6, 1872, a bill prepared by W. H. Appleton and accepted by A. D. F. Randolph, Isaac E. Sheldon, and D. Van Nostrand, of a committee, was approved by a...
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