Miller v. Foree
116 U.S. 22 (1885)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Miller v. Foree, 116 U.S. 22 (1885)

Miller v. Foree

Argued November 2, 1885

Decided December 14, 1885

116 U.S. 22

Syllabus

The application of an old process or machine to a similar or analogous subject, with no change in the manner of applying it, and no result substantially distinct in its nature, will not sustain a patent, even if the new form of result has not before been contemplated.

Pennsylvania Railroad Co. v. Locomotive Truck Co.,110 U. S. 490, affirmed.

The facts which make the case are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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