Legal definition of novelty and statutory bars
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novelty and statutory bars

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“But can it be said that the invention was in public use? The use of an invention by the inventor himself, or of any other person under his direction, by way of experiment, and in order to bring the invention to perfection, has never been regarded as such a use.”
City of Elizabeth v. American Nicholson Pavement Co., 97 U.S. 126 (1877).
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