Federal Circuit Affirms Claim Construction, Rules In Favor Of Facebook

(June 6, 2016, 12:38 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A stipulated judgment of noninfringement will stand, thanks to a June 6 ruling by the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirming the construction of various disputed claim terms in a database search patent (Indacon Inc. v. Facebook Inc., No. 15-1129, Fed. Cir.).

(Decision available. Document #16-160620-003Z.)

According to the appellate panel of Circuit Judges Pauline Newman, Jimmie V. Reyna and Kara F. Stoll, U.S. Judge Orlando Garcia of the Western District of Texas properly construed “alias,” “custom link,” “custom linking relationship” and...
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