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Section 112, Paragraph 6 – Means Claim and Litigation to Specific Algorithm

Published in the Pace University Law Review, Todd Oberdick describes inconsistencies caused by attempting to apply traditional claim construction doctrines to the claims of computer and business method patents. He points out how clear it is that the two paragraphs are becoming increasingly important in patent litigations, and care must […]

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April 1, 2002 by in General

Order won to transfer to artist and District Court challenge dismissed with prejudice

Firm member, Fritz L. Schweitzer III, won a UDRP domain arbitration proceeding ordering the transfer of,, and to the artists. A challenge of the order in Federal District Court was dismissed with prejudice. Hammerton v. McCartney, et al, US DC MD FL 8:01-cv-00269-SM.

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October 4, 2001 by in Internet + Computers

Only Obvious Variations Infringe

Wes Whitmyer explains in The Journal of Patent and Trademark Office Society, Volume 80, No. 9 why practitioners should consider the Federal Circuit’s recent use of §112 before rendering advice in any patent matter. He suggests patent litigators carefully compare an accused product to the patent specification and examine the […]

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September 1, 1998 by in General