DeJonge and Co. v. Breuker & Kessler Co.

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DeJonge and Co. v. Breuker & Kessler Co.
Argued October 27–28, 1914
Decided November 9, 1914
Full case nameDeJonge and Co. v. Breuker & Kessler Co.
Citations235 U.S. 33 (more)
35 S. Ct. 6; 59 L. Ed. 113
Holding
Every instance of a copyrighted work must observe copyright notice formalities for the work to maintain copyright, even if the work appears multiple times on the same sheet of paper. Every copy of a copyrighted painting must bear the notice for the painting to maintain copyright.
Court membership
Chief Justice
Edward D. White
Associate Justices
Joseph McKenna · Oliver W. Holmes Jr.
William R. Day · Charles E. Hughes
Willis Van Devanter · Joseph R. Lamar
Mahlon Pitney · James C. McReynolds
Case opinion
MajorityHolmes, joined by a unanimous court
Laws applied
Copyright Act of 1909

DeJonge and Co. v. Breuker & Kessler Co., 235 U.S. 33 (1914), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held every instance of a copyrighted work must observe copyright notice formalities for the work to maintain copyright, even if the work appears multiple times on the same sheet of paper. Every copy of a copyrighted painting must bear the notice for the painting to maintain copyright.[1]

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  1. ^ DeJonge and Co. v. Breuker & Kessler Co., 235 U.S. 33 (1914)

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