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:

  1. Cohesive
  2. Synthetic
  3. Comprising / comprises (parties agree to “including but not limited to” instruction)
  4. An elastomer having an inherently crystalline structure / elastomer inherently capable of crystallization / inherently crystalline elastomer
  5. Crystalline structure / crystalline
  6. A cohesive elastomeric solid