Results for prosecution history estoppel.

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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Felix v. American Honda

Case Number: CLB0217

Date: 04.10.2009

A narrowing amendment to a claim, even if the amendment does not place the claim in condition for allowance, may result in prosecution history estoppel barring assertion of infringement under the doctrine of equivalents.

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