Elizabeth v. Pavement Company
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|Supreme Court of the United States held that while the public use of an invention more than one year prior to the inventor's application for a patent normally causes the inventor to lose his right to a patent, there is an exception to this rule for public uses for experimental purposes. — Excerpted from City of Elizabeth v. American Nicholson Pavement Co. on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.City of Elizabeth v. American Nicholson Pavement Co., 97 U.S. 126 (1878), was a case in which the|
APPEAL from the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of New Jersey.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the court.
Mr. A. Q. Keasbey and Mr. Charles F. Blake for the appellants.
Mr. Clarence A. Seward and Mr. B. Williamson, contra.
MR. JUSTICE BRADLEY delivered the opinion of the court.