Bleistein v. Donaldson Lithographing Co., District Court Decision, Kentucky (1899)

Source: The University of Texas School of Law Tarlton Law Library MICROFILM CABINETS 19-21: Records and briefs of the United States Supreme Court.

Citation:
Bleistein v. Donaldson Lithographing Co., District Court Decision, Kentucky (1899), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Full title:
Bleistein v. Donaldson Lithographing Co., United States Circuit Court District of Kentucky Decision

Full title original language:
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Abstract:
The District Court decision in Bleistein v. Donaldson. The decision that was later reversed by the Supreme Court denied copyright protection to circus advertisements.

Commentary: No commentaries for this record.

Bibliography:
  • Zimmerman, Diane Leenheer. 'The Story of Bleistein v. Donaldson Lithographing Company: Originality as a Vehicle for Copyright Inclusivity.' In Intellectual Property Stories, ed. Jane C. Ginsburg and Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss. New York: Foundation Press, 2006.


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1900: Bleistein v. Donaldson Lithographing Co., Circuit Court Decision
1902: Bleistein's Brief
1902: Bleistein: Donaldson Lithographing Co. Brief
1902: Bleistein: Three Posters
1903: Bleistein v. Donaldson Lithographing Co.
1903: Bleistein: Cartoon

Author: N/A

Publisher: N/A

Year: 1899

Location: Kentucky

Language: English

Source: The University of Texas School of Law Tarlton Law Library MICROFILM CABINETS 19-21: Records and briefs of the United States Supreme Court.

Persons referred to:


Bleistein, George
Evans, Walter
Finnell, Joseph C.
Fleming, Edwin
Rudolf, John A.
Wallace, Benjamin E.
Wilcox, Ansley

Places referred to:
Buffalo, New York
Covington, Kentucky

Cases referred to:
Bleistein v. Donaldson Lithographing Co. (C.C.D. KY. 1899)
Colliery Engineer Co. v. United Correspondence Schools Co., 94 F. 152 (C.C.D. N.Y. 1899)
Lawrence v. Dana, 15 F. Cas. 26, 51 (C.C.D. Mass. 1869)
Scribner v. Clark, 50 F. 473 (C.C.D. Ill. 1888)
Werckmeister v. Pierce & Bushnell Mfg. Co., 63 F. 445 (C.C.D. Mass. 1894)

Institutions referred to:
Kentucky District Court
Library of Congress
U.S. Congress

Legislation:
U.S. Constitutional Copyright Clause 1789
U.S. International Copyright Act, 1891 (Chace Act)

Keywords:
advertising
constitution, US
copy
creativity
employer/employee relations
engravings, protected subject matter
formalities
immoral works
ownership, corporate
penalties
transferability

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