An Interesting Patent Case [Trial]. [Sickels Et Al. v. Corliss Et Al.] Dickerson, E[dward] N[icoll] [1824-1889]. The Argument of Mr. Edward N. Dickerson: With His Notes and Explanations: The Charge of Judge Nelson: And the Verdict of the Jury in the Case of Sickels vs. Borden Defended by "The Novelty Iron Works" and Mr. Horatio Allen. New York: John S. Voorhies, 1856. 67 pp. Octavo (9-1/2" x 6"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers. Light soiling, some rubbing to extremities. Light toning to text, foxing and faint dampstaining to a few leaves, internally clean. $100. * Argued by a great patent lawyer and reported at 22 Federal Cases 67, this case involved the infringement of Sickels's patent on a steam value device, an important innovation that enabled the development of more powerful steam engines. The jury found a verdict for the plaintiff for $720. Dickerson was the outstanding authority on patent law in the United States at this time. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 11530.
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