This folder contains material pertaining to the suit brought by the Armat Motion Picture Co. against the Edison Manufacturing Co. in the U.S. Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York. The case was initiated in 1902 and later heard in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. It involved the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent 586,953 issued to Thomas Armat and C. Francis Jenkins. The selected items include affidavits by Edison, William Heise, John F. Ott, and others for the defense, along with correspondence between attorneys on both sides of the case regarding possible settlements and cross-licensing agreements.