Ferris v. Frohman

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Ferris v. Frohman
Submitted November 7, 1911
Decided February 19, 1912
Full case nameFerris v. Frohman
Citations223 U.S. 424 (more)
32 S. Ct. 263; 56 L. Ed. 492
Holding
An unauthorized public production of an unpublished play does not invalidate the play owner's common law copyright.
Court membership
Chief Justice
Edward D. White
Associate Justices
Joseph McKenna · Oliver W. Holmes Jr.
William R. Day · Horace H. Lurton
Charles E. Hughes · Willis Van Devanter
Joseph R. Lamar
Case opinion
MajorityHughes, joined by unanimous

Ferris v. Frohman, 223 U.S. 424 (1912), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held an unauthorized public production of an unpublished play does not invalidate the play owner's common law copyright.[1]

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  1. ^ Ferris v. Frohman, 223 U.S. 424 (1912)

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