Excerpt from Aeronautical Practice, Vol. 2: Instruction Paper What they have attempted to stop has been merely the manu facture of machines alleged to infringe their patents for sale and exhibition purposes - in other words, the making of money by means claimed to have been made possible through the utilization of their ideas, whether in the same or a modified form. In brief, the legal steps taken thus far are as follows: The patent which embodies the Wright ying machine was issued May 22, 1905. In the latter part of 1909, the United States Circuit Court was appealed to to enjoin the herring-curtiss Com pany and Glenn H. Curtiss from manufacturing, selling, or using for exhibition purposes, the Curtiss aeroplane. Contrary to established precedent in patent litigation, Judge Hazel, of the United States Circuit Court in Buffalo, granted a preliminary injunction restrain ing the defendants mentioned. The chief question at issue in this instance was whether or not movable auxiliary surfaces, popularly termed ailerons, or wing tips, constituted an infringement of the Wright patent. The court reviewed the Wright patent at some length, but in its opinion the question of infringement as between warping and the use of ailerons is the only one of importance existing at present. On this, Judge Hazel said. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."
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