Monthly Archives: September 2013

Claim Construction and Written Description Requirement are Separate Issues

On 30 August 2013, the Federal Circuit issued an opinion stating that a prior claim construction ruling does not govern a written description analysis for claims issued in a subsequent continuation patent. (Trading Techs. Int’l, Inc. v. Open E. Cry, LLC, Fed. Cir., No. 2012-1583, 8/30/13). This case has a tortured history. Here is a […]

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