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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]

Honeywell International v. Fujifilm Corporation

In Honeywell International v. Fujifilm Corporation, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit revisited an old friend, the long-standing and now thrice-appealed litigation between Honeywell and Fujifilm concerning Fujifilm’s alleged infringement of Honeywell’s U.S. Patent No. 5,280,371 [text]. In the...[more]

WCM Industries v. IPS Corporation

WCM Industries v. IPS Corporation presents a complex mixture of issues that stands in stark contrast to the relative simplicity of the technology involved—the bathtub drain assemblies described in U.S. Patent No. 8,302,220 [text], U.S. Patent No. 8,321,970 [

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