Reports and Notes of Cases on Letters Patent for Inventions [1601-1843], Volume 1

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Thomas Webster
T. Blenkarn, 1844 - Inventions - 1098 pages
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Page 378 - Man [colonies to be mentioned, if any], an invention for [insert title as in letters patent], upon the condition (amongst others) that I the said by an instrument in writing under my hand and seal, should particularly describe and ascertain, the nature of the said invention, and in what manner the same was to be performed...
Page 30 - Provided also, and be it declared and enacted, That any declaration before mentioned shall not extend to any letters patents 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 patents and grants shall not use...
Page 126 - Now Know Ye, that in compliance with the said proviso, I, the said Adolphe Nicole, do hereby declare that the nature of my said Invention, and the manner in which the same is to be performed, are particularly described and ascertained in and by the following statement thereof, reference being had to the Drawing hereunto annexed, and to the figures and letters marked thereon...
Page 252 - ... scire facias) pending at the time when such disclaimer or alteration was enrolled , but in every such action or suit the original title and specification alone shall be given in evidence, and deemed and taken to be the title and specification of the invention for which the letters patent have been or shall have been granted...
Page 5 - A monopoly is an institution, or allowance by the king by his grant, commission, or otherwise to any person or persons, bodies politic or corporate, of or for the sole buying, selling, making, working, or using of anything, whereby any person or persons, bodies politic or corporate, are sought to be restrained of any freedom or liberty that they had before, or hindered in their lawful trade.
Page 720 - ... where any man, by his own charge and industry, or by his own wit or invention, doth bring any new trade into the realm, or any engine tending to the furtherance of a trade that never was used before, and that for the good of the realm...
Page 674 - the improved application of air to produce heat in fires, forges, and furnaces, where bellows or other blowing apparatus are required.
Page 501 - ... said invention, and in what manner the same was to be performed, by an instrument in writing under his hand and seal, and cause the same to be enrolled, &c., that the said letters patent, and all liberties, &c., should cease, determine, and become void.
Page 371 - It is very difficult to distinguish it from theA'D'1841 specification of a patent for a principle, and this at first created in the minds of some of the court much difficulty ; but after full consideration, we think that the plaintiff does not merely claim a principle, but a machine embodying a principle, and a very valuable one. We think the case must be considered as if the principle being well known, the plaintiff had first invented a mode of applying it by a mechanical apparatus to furnaces ;...
Page 633 - ... for raising water from 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.

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