Hearing Components Inc. v. Shure Inc.

Case Number: CLB0253

Date: 04.01.2010

Citation: 94 U.S.P.Q.2d 1385 (Fed. Cir. 2010)

The Federal Circuit holds that the claim recitation “readily installed” is not indefinite, and that an interference fit (in a hearing aid) is equivalent to a threaded joint, ball and socket joint, and adhesive joint for purposes of interpreting means-plus-function claims.

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