Forncrook v. Root
127 U.S. 176 (1888)

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Forncrook v. Root, 127 U.S. 176 (1888)

Forncrook v. Root

No. 225

Argued April 13, 1888

Decided April 23, 1888

127 U.S. 176

APPEAL FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO

Syllabus

Letters patent No. 243,674, granted to James Forncrook, June 28, 1881, for an "improvement in sectional honey frames," on an application filed May 13, 1879, are invalid for want of novelty.

The claim of the patent, namely,

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