Bleistein v. Donaldson Lithographing Co., Circuit Court Decision, Cincinnati (1900)

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., Circuit Court Decision, Cincinnati (1900), 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 of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Decision

Full title original language:
N/A

Abstract:
The Circuit 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.


Related documents in this database:
1899: Bleistein v. Donaldson Lithographing Co., District 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: 1900

Location: Cincinnati

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
Cobb, Orris Perry
Columbus, Christopher
Cotton, Sir Henry
Day, William Rufus
Evans, Walter
Kittredge, Edmund W.
Loveland, Frank Olds
Lurton, Horace Harmon
Severens, Henry Franklin
Wallace, Benjamin E.
Wilcox, Ansley
Wilde, Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills
Woodruff, George

Places referred to:
California
Cincinnati
Kentucky
Malaga
New York
Peru, Indiana

Cases referred to:
Baker v. Selden, 101 U.S. 99 (1879)
Bleistein v. Donaldson Lithographing Co. (C.C.D. KY. 1899)
Burrow-Giles Lithographic Co. v. Sarony 111 U.S. 53 (1883)
Cobbett v. Woodward (1872) L.R. 14. Eq 407
Higgins v. Keuffel, 140 U.S. 428 (1891)
J.L. Mott Iron Works v. Clow, 82 F. 316 (7th Cir. 1897)
Nottage v. Jackson, 11 Q.B.D. 627 (1883)
Trade Mark Cases, 100 U.S. 82 (1879)
Yuengling v. Schile, 12 F. 97 (C.C.D.N.Y. 1882)

Institutions referred to:
Court of Queen's Bench
Kentucky District Court
Library of Congress
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth District

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

Keywords:
advertising
authorship, theory of
copy
creativity
deposit
employer/employee relations
engravings, protected subject matter
formalities
originality
ownership, corporate
penalties
piracy
transferability
utility

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