Carlton v. Bokee

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84 U.S. 463

Carlton  v.  Bokee

APPEAL from the Circuit Court for the District of Maryland.

William Carlton et al., as assignees of Christian Reichmann, filed their bill in equity in the court below to restrain Howard Bokee from infringing a patent for an improvement in lamps, granted to Reichmann on the 21st of September, 1858, and reissued to Carlton and one Merrill on the 11th of August, 1868.

The court below dismissed the bill, and the complainant took this appeal.

The case can be gathered from the facts stated in the opinion of the court.

Messrs. J. H. B. Latrobe and B. R. Curtis, for the appellant; Messrs. C. F. Blake and C. M. Keller, contra.

Mr. Justice BRADLEY stated the facts and delivered the opinion of the court.


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