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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]

Mangosoft v. Oracle

In Mangosoft v. Oracle Corporation, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a summary judgment holding that Oracle did not infringe U.S. Patent No. 6,148,377 [text]. The appeal presented only a single issue—the construction of a single claim term....[more]