Bolles v. Outing Co.

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Bolles v. Outing Co.
Submitted October 16, 1899
Decided December 4, 1899
Full case nameBolles v. Outing Co.
Citations175 U.S. 262 (more)
20 S. Ct. 94; 44 L. Ed. 156
Holding
Under the Revised Statutes, someone seeking damages for copyright infringement is only eligible for damages from illicit copies found in the accused's possession. Copies already distributed are out of scope.
Court membership
Chief Justice
Melville Fuller
Associate Justices
John M. Harlan · Horace Gray
David J. Brewer · Henry B. Brown
George Shiras Jr. · Edward D. White
Rufus W. Peckham · Joseph McKenna

Bolles v. Outing Co., 175 U.S. 262 (1899), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held under the Revised Statutes of the United States, someone seeking damages for copyright infringement is only eligible for damages from illicit copies found in the accused's possession. Copies already distributed are out of scope.[1]

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  1. ^ Bolles v. Outing Co., 175 U.S. 262 (1899).

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