Beecher Mfg. Co. v. Atwater Mfg. Co.
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114 U.S. 523 (1885)
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U.S. Supreme Court
Beecher Mfg. Co. v. Atwater Mfg. Co., 114 U.S. 523 (1885)
Beecher Manufacturing Company v. Atwater Manufacturing Company
Argued April 23, 1885
Decided May 4, 1885
114 U.S. 523
The use in succession of two distinct pairs of dies, of well known kinds not combined in one machine nor cooperating to one result, but each pair doing by itself its own work, is not a patentable invention.
This was a bill in equity for infringing a patent right. The facts are stated in the opinion of the Court.