U.S. Supreme Court
St. Paul Plow Works v. Starling, 127 U.S. 376 (1888)
St. Paul Plow Works v. Starling
Submitted May 4, 1888
Decided May 14, 1888
127 U.S. 376
ERROR TO THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED
STATES FOR THE DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA
An action in the circuit court by a patentee for breach of an agreement of a licensee to make and sell the patented article and to pay royalties, in which the validity and the infringement of the patent are controverted, is a "case touching patent rights" of which this Court has appellate jurisdiction under § 699 of the Revised Statutes without regard to the sum or value in dispute.
Motion to dismiss for want of jurisdiction. The case is stated in the opinion.