Medical Instrumentation and Diagnostics Corp. v. Elekta AB

Case Number: CLB0034

Date: 09.22.2003

Citation: U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit No. 03-1032

When interpreting a means-plus-function claim, corresponding structure in a patent specification does not include software where only hardware elements are shown and described in the specification and there is no clear indication that would lead one of ordinary skill in the art to understand that software could be used to perform the specific function set forth in the claim element.

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