West Headnote of the Day – November 25, 2009

November 25, 2009

West's Key 291 Patents
West's Key 291II Patentability
West's Key 291II(E) Prior Public Use or Sale
West's Key 291k81 k. Evidence of Use or Sale.

Evidence was insufficient to establish that golf ball hit by astronaut on moon anticipated claims of golf ball manufacturer’s patent for golf ball covers.
Spalding & Evenflo Companies, Inc. v. Acushnet Co., 718 F. Supp. 1023 (D. Mass. 1989)

291 Patents