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CardSoft (Assignment for the Ben. of Creditors), LLC v. VeriFone, Inc., No. 14-1160

Question Presented:

Did the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit err in using a de novo standard of review in considering evidence and making new factual findings, instead of using a “clear error” standard of review in reviewing the factual findings underlying the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas’s claim construction of the term “virtual machine” as used in U.S. Pats. Nos. 6,934,945 and 7,302,683?

Cert. petition filed 3/23/15, conference 6/25/15, GVR 6/29/15.

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