JVW Enterprises, Inc. v. Interact Accessories Inc.

Case Number: CLB0099

Date: 10.03.2005

Citation: 76 U.S.P.Q.2d 1642 (Fed. Cir. 2005)

When construing a means-plus-function limitation, a court may not read structural limitations into the claim from an extrinsic definition of the claimed function, and the court must construe the claimed function independently of any function performed by a working embodiment.

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