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