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SRAM v. AD-II Engineering

In SRAM v. AD-II Engineering, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned a claim construction offered by the district court on the grounds that the court had improperly read a limitation into the claim. The specification of the patent and the prosecution history supported the construction offered by...[more]

Georgetown Rail v. Holland

In Georgetown Rail, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a judgment of infringement from the Eastern District of Texas, including an award of enhanced damages for willful infringement. In doing so, the Court rejected the Appellant's challenges to the district court's findings on claim construction, infringement, damages,...[more]

Chrimar Holding Company v. ALE USA

In Chrimar Holding Company v. ALE USA, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit considered several issues, ranging from claim construction to fraud under Texas law and damages to attorney fees. Claim construction garnered the most attention, though. The court considered the limiting effect of the term 'adapted' in...[more]