What rights are obtained? We need to see the distinction between the book and the art intended to be illustrated. With this copyright the author of this book has no exclusive property right no matter if the drawing never have been known or used before, and no matter the drawings and illustrations it contains. However, it secures to him the exclusive right of printing and publishing his book. Furthermore, the latter is given to the public, as he did not get a patent.
How the rights are obtained? In order to patent an invention or discovery of an art or manufacture and to obtain an exclusive right it must be examined by the Patent Office and it will be secured from the government. In order to get a patent