Layne & Bowler Corp. v. Western Well Works, Inc.
261 U.S. 387 (1923)

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Layne & Bowler Corp. v. Western Well Works, Inc., 261 U.S. 387 (1923)

Layne & Bowler Corporation v. Western Well Works, Inc.

No. 278

Argued March 5, 1923

Decided April 9, 1923

261 U.S. 387

Syllabus

A writ of certiorari, issued to settle a supposed conflict of decision between two circuit courts of appeals concerning the validity and scope of a patent, will be dismissed as improvidently granted when later examination proves that such conflict did not exist. P. 261 U. S. 392.

Writ of certiorari to review 276 F. 465 dismissed.

Certiorari to review a decree of the circuit court of appeals reversing a decree of the district court which enjoined the respondents here from acts found to be infringements

Page 261 U. S. 388

of petitioner's patent, and directed an accounting. The court of appeals found no infringement, and for that reason ordered that the bill be dismissed.

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