IP Newsletter Volume IX, Issue No. 2

By: Mel R. Quintos


We present to you the following recent cases decided by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (hereinafter, “Federal Circuit”) to show that when utmost care is taken in the preparation and prosecution of a patent application, claim construction (or interpretation) favors the patentee.


First, in Microsoft Corporation v. Proxyconn, Inc., decided on June 16, 2015, the Federal Circuit dealt with an appeal from the inter partes review, by the U.S. PTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board, of U.S. Patent No. 6,757,717 (“717 patent”) owned by Proxyconn.–click here to read more