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Evidence Keyed to Park
Legille v. Dann
Citation:544 F.2d 1 (1976)
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On March 1, 1973, appellees’ attorney mailed from East Hartford, Connecticut, to the Patent Office in Washington D.C., a package containing four patent applications. Each of the applications had previously been filed in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The applications were date-stamped “March 8, 1973,” by the Patent Office. Appellees petitioned the Commissioner of Patents to reassign the filing date. The petition was denied. Appellees sued for a judgment directing the Commissioner to accord the applications a filing date not later than March 6, 1973.
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