Research

Primary Sources on Copyright (1450 - 1900)

Type: Online Resource
Author
Ronan Deazley, Friedemann Kawohl, Frédéric Rideau, Joanna Kostylo, Neil W. Netanel, Stef van Gompel, Oren Bracha, José Bellido
Description
This online resource archives in digital form primary sources on copyright from the invention of the printing press (c. 1450) to the Berne Convention (1886) and beyond. Digitised sources include privileges, statutes, judicial decisions, contracts, and materials relating to legislative history, as well as contemporary letters, essays, treatises, and artefacts. In addition, the sources are translated and transcribed, and contextual commentary is provided by the editors.
Date
2008 March 19
Editor
Lionel Bently, Martin Kretschmer
Publisher
University of Cambridge
Institution
University of Cambridge, CREATe, University of Glasgow
Jurisdiction
United Kingdom, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Italy, United States, Spain
Language
ENG
Copyright Information
In Copyright
Rights and Reuse
Copying and distribution of the translations and commentaries in this resource, or parts of those translations and commentaries, is permitted in any medium for non-commercial purposes, as long as the authorship of the commentaries and translations is acknowledged, and the source is attributed. Otherwise, all rights reserved.
Cortex Citation:
Ronan Deazley et al., “Primary Sources on Copyright (1450 - 1900),” Copyright Cortex, accessed October 24, 2017, https://copyrightcortex.org/research/primary-sources-on-copyright-1450-1900.