Colonial Copyright Extensions, Madrid (1868)

Source: Archivo del BOE, Gaceta de Madrid, año CCVII- núm. 60, Feb. 29, 1868

Colonial Copyright Extensions, Madrid (1868), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer,

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Colonial Copyright Legislative Extensions

Full title original language:
Reglas para el mejor cumplimiento de los tratados de propiedad literaria celebrados con varias naciones

Another complex dimension of crucial importance in Spanish copyright history was the status of colonial copyright. Spanish copyright law was built around different competing images and narratives as to the relationship between metropolitan copyright and her colonies. Moreover, the application and international projection of domestic copyright laws were affected by that diverse imagery. Colonial copyright was debated in the parliament, litigated and transacted in many different ways.

1 Commentary:

  • Alvarado, J. Constitucionalismo y codificación en las provincias de Ultramar (Madrid: Centro de Estudios Constitucionales, 2001)

  • Autos acordados de la Real Audiencia Pretorial de la Habana y demás disposiciones relativas a los funcionarios del orden judicial de la isla de Cuba (Habana: Imprenta del Gobierno, 1856)

  • Garófalo y Morales, F. La propiedad intelectual e industrial. Su legislación en la península y provincias ultramarinas (Habana: La propaganda literaria, 1890)

  • Sánchez Andrés, A. El Ministerio de Ultramar. Una institución liberal para el gobierno de las colonias, 1863-1899 (Gran Canaria: Centro de la Cultura Popular Canaria, 2008)

Related documents in this database:
1837: Royal Order on Dramatic Copyright
1847: Literary Property Act
1854: Franco-Spanish Bilateral Copyright Treaty
1857: Anglo-Spanish Copyright Treaty
1898: Treaty of Peace between the United States and Spain

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Year: 1868

Location: Madrid

Language: Spanish

Source: Archivo del BOE, Gaceta de Madrid, año CCVII- núm. 60, Feb. 29, 1868

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Places referred to:
Porto Rico

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Institutions referred to:
Council of State
Ministery of Ultramar
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Anglo-Spanish Copyright Treaty (1857)
Franco-Spanish Copyright Treaty (1854)
Literary Property Act (1847)

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international agreements, bilateral

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