Constitutional Convention Journal Entry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1787)

Source: The University of Texas Perry-Castaneda Library, 342.73 UN3: Documentary history of the Constitution of the United States of America, 1787-1870. Derived from the records, manuscripts and rolls deposited in the Bureau of rolls and library of the Department of State (Washington D.C.: Dept. of State, 1894-1905) 1:130-131.

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Constitutional Convention Journal Entry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1787), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Constitutional Convention Journal Entry

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Abstract:
The Constitutional Convention Journal entry mentioning additional powers of Congress suggested on August 18, 1787. Out of some of those suggested powers eventually emerged the Constitution's copyright clause.

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Bibliography:
  • Walterscheid, Edward C. The Nature of the Intellectual Property Clause: A Study in Historical Perspective. Buffalo, N.Y.: W.S. Hein, 2002.

  • Patterson, Lyman Ray and Craig Joyce. 'Copyright in 1791: An Essay Concerning the Founders' View of the Copyright Power Granted to Congress in Article I, Section 8, Clause 8 of the U.S. Constitution.' Emory Law Journal 52 (2003): 909-952.

  • Oliar, Dotan. 'Making Sense of the Intellectual Property Clause: Promotion of Progress as a Limitation on Congress's Intellectual Property Power.' Georgetown Law Journal 94 (2006): 1771-1845.

  • Bugbee, Bruce Willis. The Genesis of American Patent and Copyright Law. Washington: Public Affairs Press, 1967.


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1789: The Constitutional Copyright Clause

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Year: 1787

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Language: English

Source: The University of Texas Perry-Castaneda Library, 342.73 UN3: Documentary history of the Constitution of the United States of America, 1787-1870. Derived from the records, manuscripts and rolls deposited in the Bureau of rolls and library of the Department of State (Washington D.C.: Dept. of State, 1894-1905) 1:130-131.

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Congress of the Confederation (1781-1789)

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Keywords:
books, protected subject matter
constitution, US
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patents, for invention

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