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Term’s Narrow Ordinary Meaning and Usage in the Intrinsic Evidence Overcome Claim Differentiation; JMOL of Non-Infringement Appropriate Where Patentee Didn’t Argue Infringement Under Narrower Construction

October 21, 2014

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Term’s Narrow Ordinary Meaning and Usage in the Intrinsic Evidence Overcome Claim Differentiation; JMOL of Non-Infringement Appropriate Where Patentee Didn’t Argue Infringement Under Narrower Construction

October 21, 2014

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Cardsoft LLC v. Verifone, Inc., __ F.3d ___ (Fed. Cir. Oct. 17, 2014) (Prost, Taranto, HUGHES) (E.D. Tex.: Payne) (2 of 5 stars)

Fed Cir reverses claim construction and enters JMOL of non-infringement.  The patent covered a payment terminal that included a “virtual machine” having certain functionality.  The Fed Cir determined that “virtual machine,” by its ordinary meaning and by the problem that the specification and prosecution purported to overcome, should make it so that applications run on the machine are independent of the operating system or hardware on which the machine runs.

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