- Literal Infringement
Larami v. Amron
TTMP Patent No. 4,239,129
- The Doctrine of Equivalents
Graver Tank v. Linde Air Products, Co.
Linde Patent No. 2,043,960
Warner-Jenkinson Co., Inc. v. Hilton Davis Chemical Co.
Hilton-Davis Patent No. 4,560,746
- Limitations on the Doctrine of Equivalents
- Prosecution History Estoppel
Festo Corporation v. Shoketsu Kinzoku Kogyo Kobushiki Co., Ltd.
Stoll Patent No. 4,354,125
Carroll Patent No. 3,779,401
Policy Perspective: Festo and the Devolution of Responsibility
- Public Dedication Rule
Johnson & Johnston Associates, Inc. v. R.E. Service Co., Inc.
Johnston Patent No. 5,153,050
- All-Limitations Rule and Specific Exclusion
SciMed Life Sys. Inc. v. Advanced Cardiovascular Sys., Inc.
SciMed Patent No. 5,395,334
SciMed Patent No. 5,217,482
SciMed Patent No. 5,156,594
- Prior Art
Wilson Sporting Goods Co. v. David Geoffrey & Associates
Wilson Sporting 4,560,168
Comparative Perspective: Claim Interpretation and the DOE in the United Kingdom
Kirin-Amgen, Inc. v. Hoechst Marion Roussel Ltd.
- Indirect Infringement
Lucent Technologies, Inc. v. Gateway, Inc.
Lucent patent No. 4,763,356
- Infringement of Means-Plus-Function Claims
Odetics, Inc. v. Storage Technology Corp.
Odetics Patent No. 4,779,151