Business: Big Pool Punned

As famed as the stock pools which used to catapult Radio Corp. of America shares is the patent pool that RCA has had with General Electric Co. and Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co. In the spring of 1930 the Department of Justice set forth to prove the patent pool was in restraint of trade. Last week rather than stand a long and costly trial with the risk of losing the case and being heavily fined, the defendants agreed to mend their set-up as the Government suggested, stoutly insisting nevertheless that they had violated no...

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