Civil Code, Madrid (1888)

Source: Biblioteca Nacional de España. Signature 5/9387

Civil Code, Madrid (1888), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer,

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Spanish Civil Code

Full title original language:
Código Civil de España (1888)

Few years after the 1879 copyright act, the civil code (1888) was enacted. The passage of the uniform private law brought again discussions about the validity of the copyright law and the nature of copyright, moreover when the code directly referred to copyright in two articles. Theoretical discussions were now puzzled with a concrete issue: the existence of two different forms of law regulating copyright.

1 Commentary:

  • Dánvila y Collado, M. El Libro del Propietario (Madrid: Fernando Fé, 1901)

  • López Quiroga, J. “Algunas consideraciones sobre la propiedad intelectual o derecho de autor” Revista de Archivos, Bibliotecas y Museos, 1915, pp. 213-248

  • Rogel Vide, C. “Comentarios al art. 428” Albaladejo, M. & Díaz Alabart, S. (coord.) Comentarios al Código Civil y a las Compilaciones Forales, Tomo V, Vol. 4 A. (Madrid: Revista de Derecho Privado, 1994)

  • Tomás y Valiente, F. Manual de Historia del Derecho Español (Madrid: Tecnos, 1983)

Related documents in this database:
1879: Copyright Act
1882: Danvila’s Copyright Treatise

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Year: 1888

Location: Madrid

Language: Spanish

Source: Biblioteca Nacional de España. Signature 5/9387

Persons referred to:
Juan , Grabalosa

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Cases referred to:

Institutions referred to:
Supreme Court of Spain

Intellectual Property Law (1879)

intellectual property
property theory

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