[D8935ABM3], Minutes, Edison Electric Light Co, October 14th, 1889


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[D8935ABM3], Minutes, Edison Electric Light Co, October 14th, 1889

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[This is a enclosureto D8935ABM1] A Meeting of the Patent Litigation Committee of the EDISON ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANY was held pursuant to call, at the Offices of MESSRS. DREXEL, MORGAN & CO., 23 Wall Street, on Monday, Oct. 14, 1889, at 4 p.m.##PRESENT: MESSRS. WRIGHT, DAVIS, SMITHERS, HERRICK AND EATON##On Motion, the reading of the minutes was dispensed with.##The following memo. of business was presented by the General Counsel. (Copy memo.)##The matter referred to in the first section of MAJOR EATON'S memorandum was passed owing to the absence of Mr. JOHNSON.##On Motion made and duly seconded, the question of publication of Mr. DYER'S answer to Mr. POPE'S book on the "Evolution of the Incandescent Lamp" was referred to General Counsel.##On Motion made and duly seconded, 5,000 copies of JUDGE BRADLEY'S decision were ordered printed for general distribution; and it was resolved that no further publication on the subject be made in the Tribune.##The question of advancing the POHL case on the calendar was referred to General Counsel with power; also the question of the employment of necessary counsel, in addition to Mr. SEWARD.##On Motion made and duly seconded, the proposed arrangement for advancing rapidly the Hydro-Carbon case at Trenton was declined, unless a satisfactory case can be selected by our counsel to be equally pressed.##On Motion made and duly seconded, the power to press a limited number of new patent suits was referred to General Counsel with power.##The question of employing additonal counsel for these cases was also referred to Mr. HERRICK and the General Counsel, with power, the idea being that in minor cases comparatively inexpensive lawyers would be required.##The question of employing Mr. RENWICK was laid over with the recommendation that the General Counsel use Mr. KENNELLY. On Motion made and duly seconded, it was##Resolved, that the Attorneys and Counsel in the fibrous carbon case be and hereby are requested to turn over to the General Counsel all documents, stenographic reports or notes and other data for permanent preservation by the Company. The General Counsel is hereby instructed to properly set on this resolution.##The meeting was then adjourned. Attest: J. H. HERRICK, Act. Secy.




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