Today in Copyright History: 1/30

On January 30, 1939, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Washingtonian Publishing Co. v. Pearson that once copyright is secured by publication with proper copyright notice, the right to bring suit is not impaired by a delay in registering.

 By Federal Judiciary [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

By Federal Judiciary [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.