Consolidated Safety Valve Co. v. Kunkle
119 U.S. 45 (1886)

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Consolidated Safety Valve Co. v. Kunkle, 119 U.S. 45 (1886)

Consolidated Safety Valve Company v. Kunkle

Argued October 27-28, 1886

Decided November 15, 1886

119 U.S. 45

Syllabus

In view of the construction given in Consolidated Safety Valve Co. v. Crosby Steam Gauge & Valve Co.,113 U. S. 107, to the claim of letters patent No. 58,294, granted to George W. Richardson, September 25th, 1866, for an improvement in safety valves, and to the claim of letters patent No. 85,963, granted to said Richardson, July 19th, 1869, for an improvement in safety valves for steam boilers or generators, the defendant's safety valves in this case, having no huddling chamber, and no strictured orifice, were held not to infringe either patent.

In equity to recover for infringement of letters patent. The case is stated in the opinion of the Court.

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