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990 F.2d 1237 *; 1993 U.S. App. LEXIS 9033 **; 26 U.S.P.Q.2D (BNA) 1572 ***; 25 Fed. R. Serv. 3d (Callaghan) 1249
BEECH AIRCRAFT CORPORATION and PAUL J. JONAS, Plaintiffs/Cross-Appellants, v. EDO CORPORATION, Defendant/Appellant, and DOUGLAS B. COMER, Acting Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, 1 Defendant.
Subsequent History: Petition for Rehearing Denied May 19, 1993, Reported at: 1993 U.S. App. LEXIS 11742.
Prior History: [**1] Appealed from: United States District Court of Kansas. Senior Judge Saffels
Disposition: AFFIRMED-IN-PART, REVERSED-IN-PART, AND REMANDED
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