Case Comment

Wenham Gas Co. Ltd. v.
Champion Gas Lamp Co.

citation(s): (1891), 9 R.P.C. 49 (C.A.)

copyright 1997 Donald M. Cameron, Aird & Berlis




The Decision

At p. 56:

"... if the pith and marrow of the invention is taken it is no excuse to say that you have added something, or omitted something, even if the addition or omission be useful and valuable. The superadding of ingenuity to a robbery does not make the operation justifiable."


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