Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 103

Maryland Reports; Cases Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland Volume 103

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...by adoption and user. But it is insisted upon the part of the appellee, that the appellants are not entitled to the relief sought for the following alleged erroneous statements to be found upon the title page, and among the contents of the almanack. 1st. At the top of the title page appear the words "Entered according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1905, by j. Gruber in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington." 2. The title of the almanack, "j. Gruber's Hagerstown Almanack." 3. Near the bottom of title page appear the words. "Hagerstown, Md. Printed by john Gruber." 4. At the top of the second page appears a notice, signed "john Gruber" dated Hagerstown, july, 1874, authorizing the Gruber Almanack Company to publish the almanack. 5. At the bottom of the third page appear the words. Hagerstown, Maryland. Printed and sold by john Gruber, South Potomac street. Now conceding to the appellee's contention all the force Opinion of the Court. 103 that can be claimed for it, we do not' think, it can defeat the right of the appellants to relief in this case. Manifestly, the alleged errors in representation were not such as to deceive the public and are therefore entirely immaterial. In Canal Company v. Clarke, I3 Wall. 302, the Supreme Court held, that words or devices may be adopted as trademarks which are not original inventions of him who adopts them and Courts of equity will protect him against any fraudulent appropriation or imitation of them by others. And in the case of Robvrlsorz v. Berry 9 Co., 50 Md. 602, decided in February, 1879, it was said by this Court in passing upon the questions, practically here at issue, that in such cases the adoption and use must be under such...show more

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  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236961366
  • 9781236961365