Smith v. Springdale Amusement Park, Ltd.
283 U.S. 121 (1931)

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Smith v. Springdale Amusement Park, Ltd., 283 U.S. 121 (1931)

Smith v. Springdale Amusement Park, Limited

No. 315

Argued March 17, 1931

Decided April 13, 1931

283 U.S. 121

Syllabus

1. Of patents Nos. 1,379,224 and 1,507,440, granted to Smith and relating to devices used in dog races, the former is held not infringed and the latter void, on the authority of Smith v. Magic City Kennel Club,282 U. S. 784. P. 283 U. S. 122.

2. Patent No. 1,507,439, to Smith, for an improvement in starting cages for racing dogs, is void for want of invention. P. 283 U. S. 123.

40 F.2d 173 affirmed.

Certiorari, 282 U.S. 823, to review a decree affirming dismissal of the bill in a suit for infringement of patents. See 39 F.2d 92.

Page 283 U. S. 122

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