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November 12th in Gennett History, 1904: Eldridge Johnson filed a ‘divisional (patent) application’ that was the center of the landmark Victor v. Starr patent lawsuit

November 12th in Gennett History, 1904: Eldridge Johnson filed a ‘divisional (patent) application’ that included ‘a tablet having a sound groove of even depth elliptical in cross-section, widest at the mouth of the groove and gradually diminishing toward the bottom … Continue reading

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April 7th in Gennett History, 1922: Variety Reports on the Victor vs. Starr Case

April 7th in Gennett History, 1922: Variety reported that the Victor Talking Machine Co. lost their lawsuit against Starr Piano for Starr’s use of their patented lateral recording and pressing process. This ruling threw the patent into the public domain … Continue reading

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