Akeva L.L.C. v. Nike, Inc., Adidas America, Inc.

Case Number: CLB0468

Date: 07.16.2020

Citation: United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit No. 2019-2249

A disclaimer in the specification of a patent specifically excludes subject matter from the invention possessed by the patentee. Removing limitations by rescinding the disclaimer in further continuation patents broadens the description of the invention and would not be within the scope of the invention as described in the prior patent.

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