October 2, 2013

Federal Circuit Decisions for Week Ending September 20, 2013

Bennett Marine, Inc, v. Lenco Marine, Inc. (September 19, 2013) (Non-Precedential) (3-0) Patent No. 5,113,780

Key point:

  • When construing a means-plus-function claim limitation for which only one example is provided, the corresponding structure is limited to the disclosed structure and equivalents thereof, rather than any structure capable of performing the required functions.

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