Case Comment

Radio Corporation of America v.
Raytheon Mfg. Co.

citation(s): (1957) 16 Fox Pat. C. 122 (per President Thorson)

copyright 1997 Donald M. Cameron, Aird & Berlis




The Decision

At p. 133:

"It is a cardinal principle of patent law that an inventor may not validly claim what he has not described. In the patent law jargon, it is said that the disclosures of the specification must support the claims. If they do not, the claims are invalid."


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