O2 Micro Int’l Ltd. v. Beyond Innovation Tech. Co.

Case Number: CLB0181

Date: 04.03.2008

Citation: No. 2007-1302, -1303, -1304 (Fed. Cir. 2008)

A district court must construe all disputed claim terms when the meaning of the terms affects the scope of the claims. The doctrine of equivalents does not apply if the objectively apparent reason for a narrowing amendment is not tangential to an alleged equivalent as indicated by clear claim language.

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