Henry v. Dick Co.

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  1. 11th Circuit Retains Jurisdiction in “Contract” Case, But Construes Patent Claims and Opines on Infringement

    Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLPKirk WatkinsJuly 30, 2013

    ’” Id. at 807-08, 2173, 824 (quotingHenry v. A. B. Dick Co., 224 U.S. 1, 16, 56 L.Ed. 645, 32 S.Ct. 364 (1912)). Christianson went on to hold: “If ‘on the face of a well-pleaded complaint there are . . . reasons completely unrelated to the provisions and purposes of [the patent laws] why the [plaintiff] may or may not be entitled to the relief it seeks,’ . . . then the claim does not ‘arise under’ those laws.”