First Copyright Bill, Lisbon (1839)

Source: Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal

First Copyright Bill, Lisbon (1839), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer,

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Bill (and report) on literary and artistic property

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Projecto de Lei [e Relatório] sobre a propriedade literária e artística

In 1839, the 1st Viscount of Almeida Garret, a Portuguese Romanticist author and Liberal politician, put forward in Parliament a Copyright Bill which was passed in 1841, but failed to become law due to the political upheavals of the time which prevented the compliance with all constitutional requirements. By Patricia Akester

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Author: 1st Viscount of Almeida Garrett

Publisher: Imp. Nacional

Year: 1839

Location: Lisbon

Language: Portuguese

Source: Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal

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First Copyright Bill, 1839


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