Intellectual Property Development Inc. v. UA-Columbia Cablevision of Westchester Inc.

Case Number: CLB0016

Date: 07.21.2003

Citation: 67 U.S.P.Q.2d 1385 (Fed. Cir. 2003)

To define a word in a claim, first consider surrounding claim language and ordinary meaning (i.e., via a dictionary) prior to consulting the written description and prosecution history. Furthermore, for a 112, para. 6 claim, a single structure disclosed in the specification may support (be linked to) more than one function in the claim.

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