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Sarony V. Burrow-Giles Lithographic Co., Henry W. Rogers Sep 1883

Sarony V. Burrow-Giles Lithographic Co., Henry W. Rogers

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Commenting in the Federal Reporter on this Opinion, Professor Rogers considers at length this case bearing on definitions of copyright and artistic properties. "This was an action at law for the violation of the plaintiff's copyright of a photograph of Oscar Wilde, which the defendant had copied by the process known as chromo-lithography.... A jury was waived, and the case was argued upon questions of law only, which appear in the opinion."

"The contention of the defendant, briefly stated, is this: That there was no constitutional warrant for this act; that a photographer is not an author, and a ...


The Right Of A Bona Fide Occupant Of Land To Compensation For His Improvements, Henry W. Rogers Dec 1882

The Right Of A Bona Fide Occupant Of Land To Compensation For His Improvements, Henry W. Rogers

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It may be observed, in the first place, that the civil law afforded protection to the bona fide occupant of land, who had made useful or permanent improvements on the land, believing himself to be the true owner. The civil law never permitted one who was in the possession of land in good faith, to be turned out of his possession by the rightful owner, without any compensation for the additional value he has given to the soil by the improvements he had made; but it allowed him to off-set the value of his improvements to the extent, at least ...