Essex Razor Blade Corp. v. Gillette Safety Razor Co.Annotate this Case
299 U.S. 94 (1936)
U.S. Supreme Court
Essex Razor Blade Corp. v. Gillette Safety Razor Co., 299 U.S. 94 (1936)
Essex Razor Blade Corp. v. Gillette Safety Razor Co.
Argued October 15, 16, 1936
Decided November 9, 1936
299 U.S. 94
Patent No. 1,633,739, to Gaisman, Claims 1 and 2, for a safety razor blade
"having a noncircular opening substantially centrally disposed to retain the blade in shaving relation to a guard member, said blade having means spaced from said opening to cooperate with a clamping member to retain the latter in shaving relation to the blade independent of the guard member,"
held void for want of invention.
83 F.2d 541 reversed; 13 F.Supp. 505 affirmed.
Certiorari, 298 U.S. 649, to review the reversal of a decree dismissing a bill to enjoin alleged infringement of patent.