Dun v. Lumbermen's Credit Ass'n

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Dun v. Lumbermen's Credit Ass'n
Argued January 31, 1908
Decided February 24, 1908
Full case nameDun v. Lumbermen's Credit Association
Citations209 U.S. 20 (more)
28 S. Ct. 335; 52 L. Ed. 663
Holding
The existence of some copyright-infringing information in a rote reference work does not entitle the original author to seek an injunction against the printing the later article when the later article's contents demonstrate significant original work.
Court membership
Chief Justice
Melville Fuller
Associate Justices
John M. Harlan · David J. Brewer
Edward D. White · Rufus W. Peckham
Joseph McKenna · Oliver W. Holmes Jr.
William R. Day · William H. Moody
Case opinion
MajorityMoody, joined by a unanimous court

Dun v. Lumbermen's Credit Ass'n, 209 U.S. 20 (1908), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held the existence of some copyright-infringing information in a rote reference work does not entitle the original author to seek an injunction against the printing the later article when the later article's contents demonstrate significant original work.[1]

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  1. ^ Dun v. Lumbermen's Credit Ass'n, 209 U.S. 20 (1908).

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