[LB017033], Letter from Samuel Insull to Charles Batchelor, June 1st, 1883


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[LB017033], Letter from Samuel Insull to Charles Batchelor, June 1st, 1883

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You may remember Edison speaking about the necessity of the Italian Patent Office declaring that the patents they issued were for a full term and that the payments made on various patents were simply payments on account and not for the renewal of the Short Term patents.##We have this matter fixed all right in Canada; a law has been passed there declaring that the patents are all issued for a long term and that the payments made do not mean that the patent is extended from the short term to the long term but are simply payments on account [--long] term patents.##The decision in the Austrian Patent office fixes this matter so far as Austria is concerned and all we now require is that the Italian Patent office should render a similar decision. Bailey promised to try and get the matter fixed. I have written today to hurry him up. Can you possibly render any assistance?##If the Italian Patent law was fixed on the decision of the Italian patent office given so as to meet a case I think we should commence suit here against all our opponents immediately.##Edisons impression is that the Danish law also requires fixing in a similar manner but he is not quite sure of this.





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Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University
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