Back on September 25, 2005, Judge
Farnan of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware stayed
the litigation between Hasbasit Belting, Inc. v. Rexnord Industries, Inc.
( Civil Action 03-185 ) relating to U.S. Patent 6,523,680 . The stay was
entered in favor of inter partes reexamination...
Silence in Original Prosecution History Used Against
As discussed previously, prosecution
history is applied inconsistently in patent reexamination claim interpretation
analysis . In applying a plain meaning analysis to claim language,
prosecution history is considered as a necessary...