St. Paul Plow Works v. Starling
127 U.S. 376 (1888)

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St. Paul Plow Works v. Starling, 127 U.S. 376 (1888)

St. Paul Plow Works v. Starling

No. 1367

Submitted May 4, 1888

Decided May 14, 1888

127 U.S. 376

ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED

STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA

Syllabus

An action in the circuit court by a patentee for breach of an agreement of a licensee to make and sell the patented article and to pay royalties, in which the validity and the infringement of the patent are controverted, is a "case touching patent rights" of which this Court has appellate jurisdiction under § 699 of the Revised Statutes without regard to the sum or value in dispute.

Motion to dismiss for want of jurisdiction. The case is stated in the opinion.

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