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Is Inconsistency Indefiniteness under 35 U.S.C. § 112? TVnGo Ltd. V. LG Electronics, Inc.

Claims of five patents directed to toggling between television and Internet content have been held invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 112(b) based on indefiniteness of claim terms directed to content “overlays” on a display screen. TV… Read More

Functional Claim Language Not Indefinite Says Federal Circuit: Nevro Corp. v. Boston Scientific Corp.

Four functional patent claim terms were not indefinite under 35 U.S.C. § 112 and Nautilus, Inc. v. Biosign Instruments, Inc. (S. Ct. 2014), leading the Federal Circuit to vacate a District Court’s claim constructions and holdin… Read More

§ 112 Indefiniteness for Mixing Claims to Apparatus and Method

Claims in a patent directed to medical diagnostics were indefinite under 35 U.S.C. §112(b) and Nautilus, Inc. v. Biosign Instruments, Inc. (S. Ct. 2014), said a court in granting summary judgment of invalidity. Lecat’s Ven… Read More

CAFC: Claim Reciting “Near” Displays of Data Not Indefinite

A patent claim that recited displaying one set of information “near” another set of information was not indefinite, the Federal Circuit has held in Mentor Graphics Corp. v. EVE-USA, Inc., Nos. 2015-1470, 2015-1554, 2015-1556 (… Read More