Joint Copyright Patent Bill [H.R. 10], New York (1789)

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Joint Copyright Patent Bill [H.R. 10], New York (1789), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer,

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A Bill to Promote the Progress of Science and Useful Arts [H.R. 10]

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A joint copyright-patent Bill prepared by a three person committee appointed by the House . The Bill was later split into two separate Acts. No known copy of H.R.10 has survived. The version reproduced here is of a typescript of a typescript of the original kept in the U.S. Copyright Office.

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  • Walterscheid, Edward C. To promote the progress of useful arts : American patent law and administration, 1798-1836. Littleton, Colo. : F.B. Rothman, 1998.

  • Bugbee, Bruce Willis. The Genesis of American Patent and Copyright Law. Washington D.C.: Public Affairs Press, 1967.

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Year: 1789

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Language: English

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