Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Inc. v. Ray-O-Vac Co.
321 U.S. 275 (1944)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Inc. v. Ray-O-Vac Co., 321 U.S. 275 (1944)

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Inc. v. Ray-O-Vac Co.

No. 262

Argued February 2, 3, 1944

Decided February 28, 1944

321 U.S. 275

Syllabus

1. Concurrent findings of the District Court and the Circuit Court of Appeals in a patent infringement suit will not be set aside unless clearly erroneous. P. 321 U. S. 278.

2. Anthony Patent No. 2,19,423, Claims 1, 2 and 3, for a leakproof dry cell for a flashlight battery, held valid and infringed. P. 321 U. S. 278.

3. Defenses based on insufficiency of description of the invention and on file-wrapper estoppel are not supported by the evidence. P. 321 U. S. 279.

136 F.2d 159 affirmed.

Certiorari, 320 U.S. 727, to review the affirmance of a decree for the plaintiff (45 F.Supp. 927) in a suit for infringement of a patent.

Page 321 U. S. 276

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