Terlep v. Brinkmann Corp.

Case Number: CLB0102

Date: 08.16.2005

Citation: 76 U.S.P.Q.2d 1053 (Fed. Cir. 2005)

The term “clear” was construed to mean “transparent” or “having the property of transmitting light without appreciable scattering,” and was distinguished from “translucent.” The construction was supported by the written description, the prosecution history, and dictionary definitions.

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