Baker's Argument, Washington D.C. (1879)

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Baker v. Selden, Argument for Appellants

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Baker's brief submitted to the Supreme Court in the Baker v. Selden Case.

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  • Samuelson Pamela, The Story of Baker v. Selden: Sharpening the Distinction Between Authorship and Invention, in Intellectual Property Stories 159 (Jane C. Ginsburg & Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss eds., 2006).

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1879: Baker v. Selden
1879: Selden's Argument

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Year: 1879

Location: Washington D.C.

Language: English

Source: The University of Texas Tarlton Law Library

Persons referred to:
Baker, William C. M.
Clifford, Nathan
Curtis, George Ticknor
Drone, Eaton Sylvester
Lloyd, Harlan P.
Malins, Sir Richard
Mansfield, William Murray, 1st Earl
McLean, John
Selden, Charles
Selden, Elizabeth
Story, Joseph
Taft, Alphonso
Thompson, Smith
Waite, Morrison Remick

Places referred to:
Fayette County, Ohio
Great Britain
Greene County, Ohio
Hamilton Country, Ohio

Cases referred to:
Baker v. Selden, 101 U.S. 99 (1879)
Barfield v. Nicholson (1824), 2 Sim. & S. 1
Blunt v. Patten, 1 Paine 400 (1828)
Cary v. Faden, 5 Ves. 24 (1799)
Chase v. Sanborn (1874), 6 U.S. Pat. Off. Gazette, 932
Drury v. Ewing (1862), 1 Bond's Rep., 540
Emerson v. Davies (1845), 3 St. Rep. 780
Lawrence v. Capples, 9 U.S. Pat. Off. Gazette, 254
Little v. Gould (1852), 2 Blatch., 165
Low v. Ward (1868) 6 LR (Eq) 415
Mack v. Petter, (1872) LR 14 Eq 431
Marsh v. Warren, 4 Am. Law Times, N.S., 126
Page v. Wisden, 20 Law Times 435 (1869)
Paige v. Banks, 80 U.S. 13 Wall. 608 608 (1871)
Perris v. Hexamer, 99 U.S. 674 (1878)
Sayre v. Moore (1785) 1 East 361
Sweet v. Benning (1855) 16 C.B. 459
Trade Mark Cases, 100 U.S. 82 (1879)
Wheaton v. Peters (1834) 33 U.S. 591

Institutions referred to:
New Hampshire Circuit Court
Ohio District Court
Patent Office, U.S. Department of State
U.S. Congress

Copyright of Designs Act, 1842, 5 & 6 Vict., c.100
Copyright of Designs Amendment Act, 1858, 21 & 22 Vict., c.70
U.S. Copyright Act 1790, 1 Stat. 124 (1790)
U.S. Copyright Act 1831, 21st Cong., 2d Sess., 4 Stat. 436
U.S. Print and Label Law, Amendatory Act of June 18, 1874, 18 Stat. 78

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