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Royal declaration on privileges granted to inventors, Paris (1762)

Source: Bibliothèque nationale de France : Mss. Fr. 22073 n°72

Royal declaration on privileges granted to inventors, Paris (1762), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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our seal to these declarations. Declared at Versailles the twenty-
fourth day of December of the year of grace seventeen hundred and
sixty-two, and the forty-eighth year of our reign. Signed,
LOUIS; and, below, by the king, Phelypeaux. And sealed with
the Great Seal in yellow wax.

      This has been registered, and in order that it be executed
according to its form and terms, the Royal Public Prosecutor has
the duty of ensuring that those persons who have obtained the
aforementioned privileges shall not be able to make use of them
until they have been read and published in the Conclusions of the
Royal Public Prosecutor, and sent to the bailiwicks in the
jurisdictions in which they must be implemented, and collated
copies must be sent to the bailiwicks and seneschals of the area,
that they might be read, published and registered there. The
Deputy of the Royal Public Prosecutor is enjoined to inform the
Court within a month of today's ruling.

At the Parlement in Paris, the sixteenth of March, seventeen
hundred and sixty-three.

                                                      Signed: Dufranc.


Published in Paris by P. G. Simon, Printer to the Parlement, rue
                              de la Harpe, à l'Hercule. 1763.


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