Golight Inc. v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Case Number: CLB0033

Date: 01.20.2004

Citation: 69 U.S.P.Q.2d 1481 (Fed. Cir.)

Limitation in claim directed to remote-controlled search light, which recites “horizontal drive means for rotating said lamp unit in a horizontal direction,” is not limited to device capable of rotating horizontally through 360 degrees, despite written description’s disclosure of assembly capable of such rotation, since nothing in written description requires limiting function to rotation through any particular angle.

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