|William Ives||Mr. Ives had a long, innovative career, with his company in business from 1868 to 1917. Sandy Moss has some more interesting details of additional Ives braces on his webpage. Randy Roeder recounts a court battle between the Ives firm and the Millers Falls Comany regarding infringement by U.S. Patent No. 111,649 of the Millers Falls patent No. 73,279 granted January 14, 1868.
The gist of the Court's opinion in that lawsuit is reproduced here,
abridged somewhat by omission of dicussion of another patent owned by
the Millers Falls Company. The opinion mentions a ten percent (of sales
price) royalty to be paid to Millers Falls by the Ives company for use
of their own (Ives) patent, acknowledged to be infringing ...
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Toolmakers: active years
||May 7, 1872
||1868-1917 (Ives Mfg. Co.)
||92, 101, 176||195,373; 202,548
|September 18, 1877;
April 16, 1878
August 28, 1883
|1868-1917 (Ives Mfg. Co.)|
|Ives; C.H. Amidon/
|October 18, 1881;
August 28, 1883
|Charles Amidon was partnered with E.J. Saxton from 1877 70 1883 when U.S. Patent No. 283,844 was awarded to him.
|150||283,844||August 28, 1883||Charles Amidon was partnered with E.J. Saxton from 1877 70 1883 when U.S. Patent No. 283,844 was awarded to him.|
|August 28, 1883;
June 24, 1884
|Charles Amidon was partnered with E.J. Saxton from 1877 70 1883 when U.S. Patent No. 283,844 was awarded to him.|
||June 24, 1884;
||1868-1917 (Ives Mfg. Co.)|
||I have another brace of the same design marked Keystone and made by W.A. Ives & Co.