Goodyear Dental Vulcanite Company v. Davis
APPEAL from the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Masschusetts.
This was a bill in equity brought by the Goodyear Dental Vulcanite Company against Charles G. Davis, alleging his infringement of reissued letters-patent No. 1904, dated March 21, 1865, and granted to the complainant, as assignee of John A. Cummings, for an improvement in artificial gums and plates.
The bill was, on a final hearing upon the pleadings and proofs, dismissed. The complainant appealed here.
The facts are fully stated in the opinion of the court.
The case was argued by Mr. William Henry Clifford and Mr. Benjamin F. Lee for the appellant, and by Mr. Henry Baldwin, Jr., and Mr. William D. Shipman, for the appellee.
Mr. JUSTICE STRONG delivered the opinion of the court.