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“E.g.” vs. “i.e.” and the definiteness requirement

“E.g.” vs. “i.e.” and the definiteness requirement

The plaintiff in Interval Licensing LLC v. AOL, Inc. tried to persuade the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to use a “narrow example” in the patent’s written description to define the phrase “unobtrusive manner.” If only the plaintiff had used “e.g.” and not “i.e.”.

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Recently Issued Patents – December 16, 2014

Recently Issued Patents – December 16, 2014

Waddey Patterson is pleased to announce the following recently issued patents obtained for our clients, including U.S. Patent No. 8,907,772 entitled “System and Method for Automatic Unsafe Driving Determination and Notification” issued December 9, 2014 to Cyber Physical Systems, Inc. of Nashville, Tennessee

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The WP Difference

At Waddey Patterson, we understand the value of ingenuity. We’ve committed ourselves to being the intellectual property leader when it comes to technical expertise and breadth of knowledge.

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About The Firm

As a mid-sized firm able to handle large cases, Waddey Patterson gives extensive attention to your needs and the uniqueness of each intellectual property case. We take a unique, intellectual approach that your IP protection requires.

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Our Skills

Our shareholders and associates have all earned technical degrees and have experience in technical fields prior to their legal education. Waddey Patterson has the unique combination of experience and value-added performance to give unique attention to unique ideas.

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