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Cases tagged limitation from specification

Aptalis Pharmatech v. Apotex

In Aptalis Pharmatech v. Apotex, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit rejected a claim construction offered by the district court. Conducting its de novo, Phillips-guided claim construction, the Court adopted a narrower construction that reflects a dictionary definition of the term 'surrounding' and that is supported by the...[more]

WesternGeco v. Ion Geophysical Corporation

Following on the heels of its en banc decision in Wi-Fi One v. Broadcom, which held that inter partes review “time-bar determinations under [35 U.S.C.] § 315(b) are reviewable by this court,” the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in WesternGeco v. Ion Geophysical Corporation considered the meaning of...[more]

Chrimar Holding Company v. ALE USA

In Chrimar Holding Company v. ALE USA, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit considered several issues, ranging from claim construction to fraud under Texas law and damages to attorney fees. Claim construction garnered the most attention, though. The court considered the limiting effect of the term 'adapted' in...[more]