De Novo Review of District Court Claim Construction Is Here to Stay—For Now

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The en banc Federal Circuit, in a 6–4 decision, invoked the doctrine of stare decisis and decided to retain the de novo standard for appellate review of district court claim constructions.

 

Topics:  Claim Construction, Patent Infringement, Patent Litigation, Patents, Trial de Novo

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

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