Statute of Anne: The Invention of Copyright and Authorial Ownership

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Daniel Levy , Chapman University
This presentation will track the formation of English copyright as written out in the 1700s. Important authors, printers, and politicians and their influences on the passage of the law will be discussed, as well as the timeline of events leading up to the passage of the 1710 Statute.