In re Lund Affirmed Per Curiam
Last May, Ex parte Lund was decided by the Board of Patent Appeals & Interferences (BPAI) ( here ). In the decision, the Board affirmed the rejection of the reexamined claims based upon the construction of the claim...
Inability to Properly Examine Means-Plus-Function Claims in Patent Reexamination Creates Perplexing Result
Unlike most claims in patent reexamination, means-plus-function claims may not be properly accorded a broadest reasonable claim interpretation...
By Steven G. Parmelee
In a decision handed down on November 4, 2011, in Typhoon Touch Technologies, Inc. v. Dell Inc .,
the Federal Circuit provides further guidance on what constitutes
sufficient "structure" to support a means-plus-function...
Rejection in Ex
Parte Patent Reexamination Flawed as to Means-Plus-Function Claim Analysis
On May 26, 2010 the BPAI affirmed-in-part the final rejection of certain claims in
the ex parte
reexamination of U.S. Patent 6,102,802 owned by Anascape LTD...