Merrill v. Yeomans

Court Documents
Dissenting Opinion

United States Supreme Court

94 U.S. 568

Merrill  v.  Yeomans

APPEAL from the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Massachusetts.

This is a suit by Joshua Merrill, for an infringement of letters-patent No. 90,284, issued to him May 18, 1869, for improved manufacture of two deodorized heavy hydrocarbon oils. The court below found that there was no infringement by the respondents, and dismissed the bill; whereupon the complainant appealed here.

Mr. Charles M. Reed and Mr. Chauncey Smith for the appellant.

Mr. Causten Browne, contra.

MR. JUSTICE MILLER delivered the opinion of the court.


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