Andover Healthcare, Inc. v 3M Company, C.A. No. 13-843-LPS, May 11, 2015
Stark, C.J. Claim construction opinion issues regarding 6 terms from one patent. A Markman hearing and tutorial took place on March 6, 2015.
The court construed the following terms:
- Comprising / comprises (parties agree to “including but not limited to” instruction)
- An elastomer having an inherently crystalline structure / elastomer inherently capable of crystallization / inherently crystalline elastomer
- Crystalline structure / crystalline
- A cohesive elastomeric solid