Yale Lock Manufacturing Company v. Sargent
117 U.S. 373 (1886)

Annotate this Case

U.S. Supreme Court

Yale Lock Manufacturing Company v. Sargent, 117 U.S. 373 (1886)

Yale Lock Manufacturing Company v. Sargent

Argued March 15-16, 1886

Decided March 29, 1886

117 U.S. 373

Syllabus

The feature of varying eccentricity in the rollers is an essential part of the invention protected by letters patent No. 98,622 granted to James Sargent, January 4, 1870, for an improvement in permutation locks.

The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.

Official Supreme Court caselaw is only found in the print version of the United States Reports. Justia caselaw is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or information linked to from this site. Please check official sources.