Densmore v. Scofield, 102 U.S. 375 (1880)
U.S. Supreme CourtDensmore v. Scofield, 102 U.S. 375 (1880)
Densmore v. Scofield
102 U.S. 375
Reissued letters patent No. 2261, dated May 29, 1866, issued to James Densmore and Amos Densmore for "a new and useful improved oil tank car for carrying petroleum and other like substances in bulk," are void, the alleged invention described in the specification being destitute of utility and novelty.