Schmelkes Responsum, Przemysl, Austrian Galicia (1899)


Schmelkes Responsum, Przemysl, Austrian Galicia (1899), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer,

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Responsa Beit Yitzhak, Yoreh De'ah, Part 5, No. 75

Full title original language:
שו"ת בית יצחק יורה דעה חלק ה סימן ע"ה

A leading rabbi and former student of Joseph Saul Nathanson sees no basis for Nathanson's position that authors have a perpetual property right

1 Commentary:

  • Netanel, N., From Maimonides to Microsoft: The Jewish Law of Copyright Since the Birth of Print (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016)

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Author: Yitzhak Schmelkes

Publisher: N/A

Year: 1899

Location: Przemysl, Austrian Galicia

Language: Hebrew


Persons referred to:
Isserles, Moses
Nathanson, Joseph Saul
Sofer, Moses
Sofer, Simon

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perpetual protection
property analogues

Responsible editor: Neil Netanel

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