Brulotte v. Thys Co., 379 U.S. 29 (1964)
U.S. Supreme CourtBrulotte v. Thys Co., 379 U.S. 29 (1964)
Brulotte v. Thys Co.
Argued October 20, 1964
Decided November 16, 1964
379 U.S. 29
The royalty provisions of a patent licensing agreement which provides for royalties for the use of machines incorporating certain patents are not enforceable for the period beyond the expiration of the last patent incorporated in the machine. Automatic Radio Co. v. Hazeltine, 339 U. S. 827, distinguished. Pp. 379 U. S. 30-34.