International News Service v. Associated Press
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|United States Supreme Court decision that upheld the common law rule that there is no copyright in facts and developed the common law doctrine of misappropriation through the tort of unfair competition. In the case, the court struggled to distinguish between interference with business practices versus interference with intellectual property rights. — Excerpted from International News Service v. Associated Press on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.International News Service v. Associated Press, 248 U.S. 215 (1918), is a|
United States Supreme Court
INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE v. ASSOCIATED PRESS
Argued: May 2 and 3, 1918. --- Decided: Dec 23, 1918
[Syllabus from pages 215-216 intentionally omitted]
Messrs. Samuel Untermyer, of New York City, Hiram W. Johnson, of San Francisco, Cal., and Henry A. Wise and William A De Ford, both of New York City, for petitioner.
[Argument of Counsel from pages 217-221 intentionally omitted]
Mr. Frederic W. Lehmann, of St. Louis, Mo., for respondent.
Mr. Justice PITNEY delivered the opinion of the Court.
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