Results for doctrine of claim differentiation

Edwards Lifesciences v. Cook, Inc.

Case Number: CLB0231

Date: 09.22.2009

The Federal Circuit concludes that a district court was correct in construing various claim terms as having the same meaning, in spite of apparent claim differentiation and broadening amendments made with respect to some of the terms during prosecution.

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Voda v. Cordis Corp.

Case Number: CLB0216

Date: 08.18.2008

In a case in which the alleged infringer modified their product prior to issuance of the patent in suit to avoid literal infringement, the Federal Circuit affirms a district court finding of infringement under the doctrine of equivalents.

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