Consolidated Fruit-Jar Company v. Wright

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United States Supreme Court

94 U.S. 92

Consolidated Fruit-Jar Company  v.  Wright

APPEAL from the Circuit Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.

This is a bill in equity filled by the Consolidated Fruit-Jar Company to restrain the alleged infringement by the defendant of letters-patent No. 102,913, issued May 10, 1870, to John L. Mason, for an 'improvement in fruit-jars,' and of which the complainant, by mesne assignments, is the owner. The court below, upon hearing, dismissed the bill; whereupon the complainant appealed here.

The facts are set forth in the opinion of the court.

Mr. John H. B. Latrobe for the appellant.

Mr. George Gifford, contra.

MR. JUSTICE SWAYNE delivered the opinion of the court.


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