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Cases tagged anticipation

SRAM v. AD-II Engineering

In SRAM v. AD-II Engineering, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned a claim construction offered by the district court on the grounds that the court had improperly read a limitation into the claim. The specification of the patent and the prosecution history supported the construction offered by...[more]

Monsanto Technology v. Dupont

In Monsanto Technology v. Dupont, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit found no err in a claim construction by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the USPTO that interpreted the limitation "about 3% or less" to encompass a range that includes 4%. The Court noted that...[more]

In re Facebook, Inc.

Prior art disclosing algorithm that happens to result in contiguity does not anticipate claim that requires contiguity. And it may not render it obvious, either.