A Practical Treatise on the Law of Patents for Inventions and of Copyright

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Saunders and Benning, 1840 - Copyright - 614 pages
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Page 2 - An Act for the more effectual Abolition of Oaths and Affirmations taken and made in various Departments of the State, and to substitute Declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more entire Suppression of voluntary and extra-judicial Oaths and Affidavits;' and to make other Provisions for the abolition of unnecessary Oaths.
Page 279 - ... not known or used by others before his or their discovery or invention thereof, and not, at the time of his application for a patent, in public use or on sale, with his consent or allowance, as the inventor or discoverer...
Page 402 - In deciding it we must take care to guard against two extremes equally prejudicial; the one, that men of ability, who have employed their time for the service of the community, may not be deprived of their just merits, and the reward of their ingenuity and labour; the other, that the world may not be deprived of improvements, nor the progress of the arts be retarded.
Page 75 - of learning, by vesting the copies of printed books in the authors or purchasers of " such copies during the times therein mentioned...
Page 66 - On the other hand, there may be a valid patent for a new combination of materials previously in use for the same purpose, or for a new method of applying such materials.
Page 75 - ... mines; or, it may, perhaps, extend also to a new process to be carried on by known implements or elements acting upon known substances, and ultimately producing some other known substance, but producing It In a cheaper or more expeditious manner, or of a better or more useful kind. No mere philosophical or abstract principle can answer to the word 'manufactures.
Page 75 - An Act to amend the several Acts for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the Copies and Copyright of printed Books to the Authors of such Books, or their Assigns...
Page 18 - Provided also that any declaration before mentioned shall not extend to any letters patent and grants of privilege for the term of fourteen years or under, hereafter to be made, of the sole working or making of any manner of new manufactures within this realm to the true and first inventor and inventors of such manufactures, which others at the time of making such letters patent and grants shall not use...
Page 78 - ... the Lord High Treasurer, or the Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, or any three or more of them.
Page 51 - Action may plead the General Issue and give the special Matter in Evidence...

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