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" An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by vesting the Copies of printed Books in the Authors or Purchasers of such Copies during the Times therein mentioned... "
The Standard Library Cyclopedia of Political, Constitutional, Statistical ... - Page 641
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CyberLaw: The Law of the Internet

Jonathan Rosenoer - Computers - 1997 - 362 pages
...England, Parliament enacted a law (the Statute of Anne) to protect copyright. But it was titled "An act for the encouragement of learning, by vesting...purchasers of such copies during the times therein mentioned." Evidently, Parliament's motivation in passing the statute did not coincide with the interests...
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Current Legal Issues in Publishing

A. Bruce Strauch - Law - 1996 - 144 pages
...Twentieth Century Music Corp. v. Aiken, 422 US 151,156 (1975); See England's Statute of Anne of 1710, "An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by Vesting...Books in the Authors or Purchasers of Such Copies" for the origin of Anglo-American copyright. 12. 499 US at 345 (citations omitted). 13. See Northwestern...
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Enlightenment Portraits

Michel Vovelle - Computers - 1997 - 456 pages
...struggle with the booksellers of the provinces."53 In 1709, a statute voted by the Parliament, titled An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by Vesting...Purchasers of such Copies, during the Times therein mentioned, destroyed the old publishing system that had operated to the overwhelming advantage of the...
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The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the Making

Adrian Johns - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 776 pages
...civil 81. Feather, "Book Trade in Politics"; Feather, Publishing, Piracy and Politics, 51- 63. 82. "An Act for the Encouragement of Learning by vesting the...Purchasers of such Copies during the Times therein mentioned": 8 Ann., c. 21. 83. See Feather, "English Book Trade and the Law," and "From Censorship...
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The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary ...

Paula McDowell - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 347 pages
...customary today to refer to 8 Anne c. 21 as the 'Copyright Act', the actual title of the statute is 'An Act for the Encouragement of Learning by Vesting the...Books in the Authors or Purchasers of Such Copies'. The word copyright is not used. a newly energized press they helped create. Not surprisingly, these...
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Tory and Whig: The Parliamentary Papers of Edward Harley, 3rd Earl of Oxford ...

Edward Harley (comte d'Oxford).), Edward Harley Earl of Oxford, William Hay, Parliamentary History Yearbook Trust - History - 1998 - 390 pages
...to Scotch Patronage. Rejected upon the Question for a 2d reading. Yeas 62. Noes 109. May 5. Bill for vesting the Copies of Printed Books in the Authors or Purchasers of such Copies during the Times limited by the Bill. Passed. Flung out by the Lords by appointing a long day for the 2d reading.20...
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The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the Making

Adrian Johns - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 753 pages
...civil 81. Feather, "Book Trade in Politics"; Feather, Publishing, Piracy and Politics, 51-63. 82. "An Act for the Encouragement of Learning by vesting the Copies of printed Books in the Authors or Purchasors of such Copies during the Times therein mentioned" : 8 Ann., c. 21. 83. See Feather, "English...
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ISLA 1

Tetsuji Yamamoto - Religion - 1998 - 856 pages
...perpetuity of their ownership on the titles they have "entered" in the Register of the Company. The 1710 Act for the Encouragement of Learning by Vesting the...Purchasers, of Such Copies during the Times therein Mentioned limited the duration of the copyright to fourteen years (plus a second fourteen years if...
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Book History, Volume 2

Ezra Greenspan, Jonathan Rose - Authorship - 2001 - 280 pages
...Piracy, and Copyright. 54. The word "copyright" is actually never used in either the Act's title. An Act for the Encouragement of Learning by vesting the...Purchasers of such Copies during the Times therein mentioned, or its text. However, for ease of reference and following tradition, I will refer to this...
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Technology Transfer: From Invention to Innovation

A. Inzelt, Jan Hilton - Business & Economics - 1999 - 358 pages
...in England in 1529, the world's first true "copyright" legislation was enacted in 1709 "lix,for: " the Encouragement of Learning by vesting the Copies...Books in the Authors or Purchasers of such Copies...." The common feature of these and the subsequent evolution of all intellectual property rights throughout...
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