Friday, January 16, 2015

True Now and Then

by Steve Reiss of

"The specification and claims of a patent, particularly if the invention be at all complicated, constitute one of the most difficult legal instruments to draw with accuracy, and in view of the fact that valuable inventions are often placed in the hands of inexperienced persons to prepare such specifications and claims, it is no matter of surprise that the latter frequently fail to describe with requisite certainty the exact invention of the patentee..."

Topliff v. Topliff, 145 U.S. 156, 171 (1892).

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