Planet Bingo, LLC v. GameTech International, Inc.

Case Number: CLB0147

Date: 12.13.2006

Citation: No. 05-1476 (Fed. Cir., 2006)

The doctrine of equivalents does not apply when an accused device contains the antithesis of the claims, and the doctrine does not apply when the subject matter was either foreseeable or deliberately excluded. No infringement was found under the doctrine of equivalents because the term “predetermined” was found to be limiting.

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