In this article:
- Patentability, Validity, and Procurement of Patents
- Interpretation and Infringement of Patents
- Enforcement of Patents
- Patents at the U.S. Supreme Court
The Federal Circuit, in Function Media v. Google, has determined that use of “means” language in a claim can lead to indefiniteness.
Functional Media sued Google for infringement of three patents regarding advertising...more
Means-plus-function language in patent claims is interpreted very differently in Australia compared to the US. This can lead to vastly different findings with regards to validity and/or infringement.
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