Patent Owner Asks High Court To Consider Construction Of Claims Not Reciting ‘Means’

(January 11, 2016, 11:11 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Under 35 U.S. Code Section 112, Media Rights Technologies Inc. asks the U.S. Supreme Court in a Dec. 3 petition for a writ of certiorari to consider whether there is a strong presumption against construing patent claims that do not recite “means” (Media Rights Technologies, Inc. v. Capital One Financial Corp., et al., No. 15-725, U.S. Sup.).

(Petition for writ of certiorari available. Document #78-160119-002B.)

The Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Sept. 4 that a Virginia federal judge properly deemed “compliance...
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