Decisions of the Commissioner of Patents and of the United States Courts in Patent and Trade-mark and Copyright Cases, Volume 919

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1920 - Copyright
"Compiled from Official gazette. Beginning with 1876, the volumes have included also decisions of United States courts, decisions of Secretary of Interior, opinions of Attorney-General, and important decisions of state courts in relation to patents, trade-marks, etc. 1869-94, not in Congressional set." Checklist of U. S. public documents, 1789-1909, p. 530.
 

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Page 279 - ... all that part which is truly and Justly his own, provided the same is a material or substantial part of the thing patented...
Page 279 - ... may maintain a suit at law or in equity, for the infringement of any part thereof, which was bona fide his own, if it is a material and substantial part of the thing patented, and definitely distinguishable from the parts claimed without right, notwithstanding the specifications may embrace more than that of which the patentee was the first inventor or discoverer.
Page 279 - That whenever, by mistake, accident, •or inadvertence, and without any wilful default or intent to defraud or mislead the public, any patentee shall have in his specification claimed to be the original and first inventor or discoverer...
Page 194 - But where the second action between the same parties is upon a different claim or demand, the judgment in the prior action operates as an estoppel only as to those matters in issue or point controverted, upon the determination of which the finding or verdict was rendered.
Page 292 - The design of the patent laws is to reward those who make some substantial discovery or invention which adds to our knowledge and makes a step in advance in the useful arts. Such inventors are worthy of all favor. It was never the object of these laws to grant a monopoly for every trifling device, every shadow of a shade of an idea, which would naturally and spontaneously occur to any skilled mechanic or operator in the ordinary progress of manufactures.
Page 90 - President shall prescribe, shall have power to manage such property and do any act or things in respect thereof or make any disposition thereof or of any part thereof, by sale or otherwise, and exercise any rights or powers which may be or become appurtenant thereto or to the ownership thereof in like manner as though he were the absolute owner thereof...
Page 459 - That whenever an invention described in and covered by a patent of the United States shall hereafter be used by the United States without license of the owner thereof or lawful right to use the same, such owner may recover reasonable compensation for such use by suit in the Court of Claims...
Page 133 - Provided, That the applicant in his application shall state that the invention described therein, if patented, may be used by the Government...
Page 90 - The alien property custodian shall be vested with all of the powers of a common-law trustee...
Page 279 - Whenever, through inadvertence, accident, or mistake. and without any fraudulent or deceptive intention, a patentee has claimed more than that of which he was the original or first inventor or discoverer...

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