American Road Mach. Co. v. Pennock & Sharp Co.
164 U.S. 26 (1896)

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American Road Mach. Co. v. Pennock & Sharp Co., 164 U.S. 26 (1896)

American Road Machine Company v. Pennock & Sharp Company

No. 27

Argued March 30-31, 1896

Decided October 19, 1896

164 U.S. 26

Syllabus

Letters patent No. 331,920, issued to George W. Taft, December 8, 1885, for a machine for making, repairing and cleaning roads are void, if not for anticipation, for want of invention in the patented machine.

In equity. Decree dismissing the bill. Plaintiffs appealed. The case is stated in the opinion.

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