Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Inc. v. Ray-O-Vac Co.,
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321 U.S. 275 (1944)
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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.
Argued February 2, 3, 1944
Decided February 28, 1944
321 U.S. 275
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.