Patent Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the United States: Including Copyright and Trade-mark Cases, and a Table of All American Patent, Copyright, and Trade-mark Cases which Have Been Cited, Affirmed, Or Reversed, Volume 1

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W.H. & O.H. Morrison, 1878 - Copyright
 

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Page 295 - March one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, the full and exclusive right and liberty of making, constructing, using and vending to others to be used...
Page 964 - You, therefore, are hereby commanded that such proceedings be had in said cause as, according to right and justice, and the laws of the United States, ought to be had, the said appeal notwithstanding.
Page 244 - Congress shall have power to promote the progress of science and the useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries, and to make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers.
Page 39 - Realm, to the true and first Inventor and Inventors of such Manufactures, which others at the Time of Making such Letters Patents and Grants shall not use, so as also they be not contrary to the Law, nor mischievous to the State, by raising Prices of Commodities at home, or Hurt of Trade, or generally inconvenient...
Page 259 - It is clear there can be no common law of the United States. The federal government is composed of twentyfour sovereign and independent States, each of which may have its local usages, customs, and common law. There is no principle which pervades the Union, and has the authority of law, that is not embodied in the constitution or laws of the Union. The common law could be made a part of our federal system only by legislative adoption.
Page 215 - The constitution of the United States provides that " the citizens of each state shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in the several states.
Page 353 - Whenever any patent is inoperative or invalid, by reason of a defective or insufficient specification, or by reason of the patentee claiming as his own invention or discovery more than he had a right to claim as new, if the error has arisen by inadvertence, accident, or mistake, and without any fraudulent or deceptive intention...
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Page 684 - The specification does not claim anything as to the form, nature, shape, materials, numbers, or mathematical character of the vessel or vessels in which the air is to be heated, or as to the mode of heating such vessels," &c. The patent was for •' the improved application of air to produce heat in fires, forges, and furnaces, where bellows or other blowing apparatus are required.
Page 178 - The specification shall contain a written description of the invention, and of the manner and process of making and using it, in such full clear, concise, and exact terms as to enable any person skilled in the art to which it pertains, or with which it is most nearly connected, to make and use the same, and shall set forth the best mode contemplated by the inventor of carrying out his invention.

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