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(1450-1900)

Book Printer H. J. Jensen vs. The Poet Henrik Ibsen, Christiania (1876)

Source: Norsk Retstidende, 28.06.1876.

Citation:
Book Printer H. J. Jensen vs. The Poet Henrik Ibsen, Christiania (1876), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Full title:
The High Court's deliberation and judgement of 22 April of the same year in the case, L. No. 155/1 1876: Book printer H. J. Jensen (T. E. B. Heiberg) against the poet Henrik Ibsen (Stang).

Full title original language:
Høiesterets Votering og Dom af 22 April d. A. i Sagen, L. Nr. 155/1 1876: Bogtrykker H. J. Jensen (T. E. B. Heiberg) mod Digteren Henrik Ibsen (Stang).

Abstract:
This Supreme Court decision deals with the issue of literary rights sold to publishers without specifying whether the full publishing rights or only the rights to a single edition are transferred. The Supreme Court ruled that publishers had only the rights to a single edition, particularly when literary works were sold to periodicals.

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1876: Book Printer H. J. Jensen vs. The Poet Henrik Ibsen

Author: N/A

Publisher: N/A

Year: 1876

Location: Christiania

Language: Danish

Source: Norsk Retstidende, 28.06.1876.

Persons referred to:
Ibsen, Henrik
Jensen, Hans Jacob

Places referred to:
Bergen
Christiania

Cases referred to:
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Institutions referred to:

Supreme Court of Norway

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Keywords:
author/publisher relations
authorship, legal concept of
authorship, theory of
book market
book trade
books, protected subject matter
editions, new
fair use
fraud
licensing
penalties
property theory
reprints
royalty/royalties

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