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Dwight and Lloyd Sintering Co., Inc. v. American Ore Reclamation Co.
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
44 F. Supp. 391 (1937)
A licensing agreement gave American Ore Reclamation Company (American Ore) (defendant) the right to work (i.e., exploit) various patents held by Dwight and Lloyd Sintering Company, Inc. (Dwight Lloyd) (plaintiff) in exchange for royalties. The patents involved the sintering of ore. American Ore also held patents of its own pertaining to the same industry. These American Ore patents were the subject of a separate license granted by American Ore to United States Steel Corporation. Dwight Lloyd brought suit to cancel and rescind its licensing agreement with American Ore, arguing that American Ore’s licensing agreement with the United States Steel Corporation interfered with American Ore’s obligation to work Dwight Lloyd’s leases. American Ore counterclaimed for an injunction against termination. A special master was authorized to hear the issues and report to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The special master determined that American Ore was not bound by any provision to work exclusively with Dwight Lloyd’s patents.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Bondy, J.)
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