Rubber-Coated Harness-Trimming Company v. Welling
97 U.S. 7

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Rubber-Coated Harness-Trimming Company v. Welling, 97 U.S. 7 (1877)

Rubber-Coated Harness-Trimming Company v. Welling

97 U.S. 7

Syllabus

Letters patent No. 37,941, granted March 17, 1863, to William M. Welling, for an improvement in rings for martingales, are void for want of novelty, being merely for a product consisting of a metallic ring enveloped in a composition of ivory or similar material.

The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.

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