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Mar 19 1894 (FN)

Morgan Envelope Co. Vs. Albany Paper Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

..... the "oval king" fixture, together with some of its paper, and dispatched them to england with instructions to his agents to file an application for a patent there, which patent was subsequently issued; that before a patent was issued, hicks himself applied for protection in england, and, learning of the filing of the application there by wheeler, filed a protest against the issuance ..... by the plaintiff, in combination with its (the plaintiff's) paper, to persons other than the defendants, the fixtures having been obtained by defendants from the original purchasers of the patented combination, and also of selling oval rolls of paper of defendants' own manufacture to persons who had previously purchased fixtures and paper from the plaintiff, with the knowledge and intention ..... drawings, and was hicks' real invention, was rejected as indefinite, because it failed to point out any construction over an ordinary paper roll, and was also rejected upon a prior patent to one peacock. the patentee thereupon amended his application by changing his claim to "a bundle of paper consisting of one or more lengths, formed into a continuous band, whose ..... , plaintiff appealed to this court. mr. justice brown, after stating the facts in the foregoing language, delivered the opinion of the court. prior to the inventions covered by the patents in this case, toilet paper had been put up in packages of sheets cut to a convenient size, sometimes attached together by a wire, or in cylindrical rolls of continuous .....

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Nov 16 1896 (FN)

WisconsIn Central R. Co. Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

..... . burchard, 125 u. s. 176 ; united states v. stahl, 151 u. s. 366 . and it has been often applied in the instance of the improvident issue of patents. united states v. stone, 2 wall. 525; united states v. minor, 114 u. s. 233 ; mullan v. united states, 118 u. s. 271 ; wisconsin railroad ..... the act of 1856 was reproduced in section 7 of the act of 1864 with the alterations rendered necessary not only by the change in patenting, but by the increased dimensions of the grant. the fact that the provision for the free transportation of troops and property of the united states ..... mentioned in the third section aforesaid is not completed within ten years from the time of the passage of this act, as provided herein, no further patents shall be issued to said company for said lands, and no further sale shall be made, and the land[s] unsold shall revert to the united ..... all necessary drains, culverts, viaducts, crossings, sidings, bridges, turnouts, watering places, depots, equipments, furniture, and all other appurtenances of a first-class railroad, patents shall issue conveying the right and title to said lands to the said company entitled thereto, on each side of the road, so far as the same is ..... first offered at public sale at the increased price." "sec. 8. and be it further enacted that the said lands hereby granted shall, when patented as provided in section seven of this act, be subject to the disposal of the companies respectively entitled thereto for the purposes aforesaid, and no other .....

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Jan 27 1902 (FN)

United States Vs. Southern Pacific R. Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

..... fide purchaser thereof from said company to make payment to the united states for said lands at the ordinary government price for like lands, and thereupon patents shall issue therefor to the said bona fide purchaser, his heirs or assigns." the fibre company was an alien, and therefore not within the ..... referred to which shall have occurred up to the very completion of the adjustment may be rectified. section 4 makes provision for the issue of patents to certain purchasers from railroad companies, providing proof shall be made "within such time and under such rules as may be prescribed by the ..... officials of the government had changed their views of the law. we think the circuit court was right in confirming the title to the lands patented. with reference to the unpatented lands, they, like the former, were so situated with respect to the constructed road of the southern pacific as ..... united states, the tribunal charged with the duty of administering the public lands, had decided that the company had earned the lands, and had caused patents therefor to be issued to it. no third party claimed title; either the government or the company was the owner. under those circumstances, the purchasers ..... held: 1. that the facts bring this case within the provisions of that section, and that the circuit court rightly confirmed the title to lands patented under it; 2. that the unpatented lands were so situated with reference to the constructed road of the southern pacific, as to be within the .....

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May 04 1903 (FN)

Oregon and California R. Co. Vs. United States No. 3

Court : US Supreme Court

..... and fully establish their rights to such donations. such donees were given until january 1, 1896, to make such final proof and obtain their patents, but they were not given thereby the right to perfect their claims to lands which they had abandoned before completing a continued residence of four years ..... to execute and file in the land office proof of continued residence and cultivation of the land so settled upon, so as to entitle the donees to patents, such claimants, their heirs, devisees, assigns, and grantees, were given the right, until january 21, 1896, "to make and file final proofs and ..... uncancelled until september 30, 1872, when the entry was cancelled. the land was subsequently, in 1877, entered by whitney as a homestead, and a patent delivered. it was held that the homestead entry of turner excepted it from the operation of the land grant notwithstanding the entry was invalid on its ..... cases, however, the lands were in actual occupation of settlers under the homestead laws at the time selection was made by the railroad company and the patents issued. in this case, the settlement was made under the oregon donation act, 9 stat. 496, the fourth section of which enacts that "there ..... or residing thereon four years; nor was he residing thereon at the time the defendant selected the same. the circuit court decreed the cancellation of the patent, and the court of appeals affirmed the decree. mr. justice brown delivered the opinion of the court. this case is similar to two recent .....

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May 29 1905 (FN)

Hyde Vs. Shine

Court : US Supreme Court

..... state lands by setting up the rights of a bona fide purchaser. under the circumstances, it cannot be doubted that the united states might maintain a bill to cancel the patents to the exchanged lands procured by these fraudulent means notwithstanding their title to the forest reserve lands might be good. other minor objections are taken to the indictment: that ..... same consideration they would have received had the patents been issued to persons qualified under the statutes to purchase the lands. the unsoundness of this argument needs no demonstration. the states have a right to punish a violation of ..... with equal propriety that they were defrauded of nothing. the result of the argument, then, is that, although a gross imposition was practiced upon the states by the procuring of patents in favor of fictitious persons or of disqualified persons by the use of forged affidavits, assignments, or other documents, no indictment therefor would lie because the states had received the ..... however much deceived thereby the purchaser may be." the argument that this indictment cannot be sustained because the united states, having received the school lands in lieu of the lands patented, were defrauded of nothing, if valid at all, applies equally to the school lands for which the states of california and oregon must have received a statutory compensation, fixed .....

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Nov 14 1910 (FN)

Richardson Vs. Ainsa

Court : US Supreme Court

..... by the statute, leave intact. but for that unfounded doubt, the appellee would have been secure in his rights, and could have turned the holders of the homestead patents off his land. united states v. martinez, 184 u. s. 441 , 184 u. s. 445 . the proceeding by the government was a matter over ..... pursuance of the decision of this court, ely's administrator v. united states, 171 u. s. 220 , a decree was entered in his favor, and a patent issued to him on october 29, 1906, specifying no exceptions other than one of "gold, silver, or quicksilver mines or minerals of the same." page 218 u ..... brought a suit against the present appellee in the court of private land claims, alleging that his claim was void and that the united states had granted patents for portions of the land, praying that the title might be adjudicated, and, if valid, the boundaries established, excepting such parts as might have been ..... 30, 1853. 10 stat. 1031. at the time of the gadsden purchase, this title was complete. the appellant claims through mesne conveyances from holders of patents issued by the united states in 1879 and 1880 under the homestead laws. the first error assigned is that the district court was without jurisdiction. that point ..... the united states in a suit attempting to set aside a grant title to which was perfected before the treaty, he is not so limited and patents issued by the united states to lands within the boundaries of his grant are mere usurpations and void. 95 p. 103 affirmed. the fact, which .....

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Apr 29 1912 (FN)

Goat Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

..... and were, by said law, put upon inquiry and notice as to the inalienability of said unpatented lands, and had notice accordingly that the particular tracts had not been patented, any such patenting being a matter of public record and of public action; that, moreover, the unpatented condition of said allotted lands was notorious and of common knowledge, since none of ..... the seminole allotted lands have been patented, and that other public laws of congress and public agreements imposed further restrictions upon the transfer and encumbrance of the particular lands herein, in paragraph six, described, belonging to ..... the particular class of tribal members herein page 224 u. s. 461 mentioned, in addition to those arising from the absence of patenting, and these restrictions were known, notified, and notorious in like manner." while it appears that a large number of conveyances are involved in the suit, only two are specifically described ..... each allottee a certificate describing therein the land allotted to him." "all contracts for sale, disposition, or encumbrance of any part of any allotment made prior to date of patent shall be void." leases by allottees were permitted upon certain conditions. the deeds of the allotted lands were to be executed at the termination of the tribal government, and .....

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May 17 1915 (FN)

Booth-kelly Lumber Co. Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

..... court seems to have been prevented from coming to the same conclusion as the circuit court of appeals rather by the presumption in favor of the patents than by its belief in the testimony for the defense. as both courts agreed about jordan in accordance with his own statement on the stand, ..... afterwards it was amended by agreement so as to allege that the defendants ethel and lucy la raut were still the equitable owners of the land patented to them, and that their warranty deeds to the company were in fact mortgages to secure repayment of advances made to them. the bill was taken ..... 483 mr. justice holmes delivered the opinion of the court. this is a bill in equity brought by the united states for the cancellation of five patents for timber lands issued to the four individual appellants and one jordan, all of whom subsequently conveyed the lands to the booth-kelly lumber company. the ..... escape the effect of incontrovertible facts which showed participation in the fraud. 203 f. 423 affirmed. the facts, which involve the validity of patents to land alleged by the united states to have issued as the result of fraud in the entries, are stated in the opinion. page 237 u. s ..... 17, 1915 237 u.s. 481 appeal from the circuit court of appeals for the ninth circuit syllabus judgment of the circuit court of appeal cancelling patents for timber lands on the ground of fraud affirmed, the explanations of the grantee who claimed to be a bona fide purchaser without notice failing to .....

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Feb 23 1915 (FN)

Wright-blodgett Co. Vs. United States

Court : US Supreme Court

..... commutation proof was offered august 17, 1901, and final certificate issued september 18, 1901; on september 28, 1901, the entryman sold the land to the appellant. patent was issued april 1, 1902. in no. 156, the entry was made january 31, 1900, by samuel e. bryers; commutation proof was offered august 17, ..... . in such case, the respect due to a patent, the presumption that all the preceding steps required by the law had been observed before its issue, and the immense importance of stability of ..... compliance with the requirements of the law, while the patent is not void or subject to collateral attack, it may be directly assailed in a suit by the government against the parties claiming under it ..... erroneous view of the governing principles as repeatedly set forth in the decisions of this court. these principles may be briefly restated: where a patent is obtained by false and fraudulent proofs submitted for the purpose of deceiving the officers of the government, and of thus obtaining public lands without ..... the rule that, under such conditions, their determinations upon questions of fact, in absence of clear error will not be disturbed, applies. while a patent obtained by fraud is not void or subject to collateral attack, it may be directly assailed by the government in a suit against the patentee .....

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Dec 06 1920 (FN)

BerlIn Mills Co. Vs. Procter and Gamble Co.

Court : US Supreme Court

..... low in linolin, and lesser saturated fats, and with only enough stearin to make the product congeal at ordinary temperatures;" additional and more limited claims were added, but ultimately the patent, containing the broad claims here involved, was granted. it is true, as the circuit court of appeals states in its opinion, that the applicant never did acquiesce in the ..... which commend themselves to our judgment as entirely reasonable and accurate, and so well stated that we quote them in part: "dr. normann discovered, and sets forth in the patent, that unsaturated acids or unsaturated oils by the action of hydrogen in the presence of finely divided nickel may be converted into corresponding saturated compounds. he page 254 u. s ..... that which one skilled in the art might well make, without the exercise of the originating or inventing faculty, then the achievement is not within the protection of the patent law. the english patent to normann of october, 1903, disclosed to the world the process of converting unsaturated fatty acids, or their glycerids, into saturated compounds. after referring to other discoveries ..... an ideal food product, which is high in olein, low in linolin and lesser saturated fats, and with only enough stearin to make the product congeal at ordinary temperatures." the patent has seven claims -- two broad claims, which are the ones here involved: 1. "a homogeneous lard-like food product, consisting of an incompletely hydrogenized vegetable oil." 2. "a homogeneous .....

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