Icontrol Networks, Inc. v. Zonoff Inc., C.A. No. 14-1199 – GMS, April 11, 2016.

Sleet, J. Claim construction opinion issues regarding six terms from six patents.

The disputed technology relates to security monitoring systems. The following terms were considered:

  1. “control unit for receiving signals from a variety of detection devices monitoring events pertaining to security” and “control unit”
  2. "programmable storage means storing automatic evaluation routine to initiate the automatic transfer of information to a chosen remote user terminal"
  3. “proprietary to the security system”
  4. “gateway registry”
  5. “Associative binding”
  6. “initiating, by the gateway, all communications with a network operation server using the assigned server address”