claim construction

CAFC Vacates PTAB Decision Based on Claim Interpretation of "Aseptic"

The Federal Circuit, in Nestle USA v. Steuben Foods, vacated a decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in an inter partes review (IPR) for an unreasonably broad interpretation of the term “aseptic.” Notably, where… Read More

Court Construes “Coupled” and “Extending Continuously” in Markman

Court construes the terms “coupled” and “continuously” . The terms both find their way into mechanical patent claims, and often times have specific meanings intended by the drafter. The order for the Markman constr… Read More