Joint Copyright Patent Bill [H.R. 10], New York (1789)

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Joint Copyright Patent Bill [H.R. 10], New York (1789), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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A Bill to Promote the Progress of Science and Useful Arts [H.R. 10]

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A joint copyright-patent Bill prepared by a three person committee appointed by the House . The Bill was later split into two separate Acts. No known copy of H.R.10 has survived. The version reproduced here is of a typescript of a typescript of the original kept in the U.S. Copyright Office.

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Bibliography:
  • Walterscheid, Edward C. To promote the progress of useful arts : American patent law and administration, 1798-1836. Littleton, Colo. : F.B. Rothman, 1998.

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


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Year: 1789

Location: New York

Language: English

Source: United States Copyright Office

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Keywords:
authors' remuneration
books, protected subject matter
duration
formalities
inventions
inventors
patents, for invention
penalties
registration

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