Patent Litigation: An Introduction to Patent Claims, “Limitations,” Infringement, and Invalidity — Part Six

DisputeSoft presents the sixth and final article in a series authored by our colleague Andrew Schulman, who introduces readers to patent claims and the role of those claims in patent litigation. In this final installment, Andrew covers the Local Patent Rules that govern infringement and invalidity litigation, as well as the use of claim charts to map limitations to claims.

Over the course of this six-part series on patent litigation, readers learned that while a patent is largely a right to initiate patent litigation, it is not a “hunting license” — the patent owner must make out a plausible case of infringement from public sources before filing a case.

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