Daniel Midwinter, Et Alii Book Sellers In London v Alex Kincaid, Et Alii Booksellers In Edinburgh and Glasgow: HL 11 Feb 1751

Process. – Literary Property. – Act 8 Anne c. 19.-
Found in the House of Lords, that an action on the statute was improperly and inconsistently brought, by demanding at the same time damages for books surreptitiously sold, and also the penalties of the act; and likewise, by joining in the same summons several pursuers claiming distinct and independent rights in different books.

Lord Elchies
[1751] UKHL 1 – Paton – 488

Intellectual Property

Updated: 22 November 2021; Ref: scu.558201