Lava Trading Inc. v. Sonic Trading Management LLC

Case Number: CLB0140

Date: 04.19.2006

Citation: 78 U.S.P.Q.2d 1624 (Fed. Cir. 2006)

1) Knowledge of the accused product provides a “context” for claim interpretation.
2) The term ‘a’ means ‘one or more’ when used in a claim, including the preamble.
3) A party is not necessarily blocked from changing a position upon appeal.

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