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Structures well known as of the filing date need not be expressly described for purpose of priority

February 6, 2014

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Structures well known as of the filing date need not be expressly described for purpose of priority

February 6, 2014

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The Fed. Cir. vacates the Board’s conclusion in an interference proceeding that certain claims were means-plus-function claims and that certain claims were not entitled to claim priority to earlier-filed applications.  The patent application relates to a self-powered switch for use to, e.g., turn on and off lights, and the claims in question relate to a “receiver” and means for receiving a signal, such as “signal reception means.”

Read the Circuit of Appeals for the Federal Circuit summary for EnOcean GMBH v. Face Int’l Corp. on Fish’s Litigation Blog.

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